Södra's Director of Technology, Karin Emilsson, to Leave Company at Year-end

Karin Emilsson

Aug. 25, 2014 - Södra announced that Karin Emilsson, Director of Technology, has decided to leave the company after 27 years.

During her time at the Group, Karin has held a variety of positions at Södra Cell in Mönsterås and Värö, as well as more recently within Research and Development (R&D).

Karin Emilsson has been Director of Technology for Södra since 2008, with innovation and sustainability as part of her remit.

"I've spent a great deal of my life at Södra and have recently been focusing on innovation issues. Now I plan to get more deeply involved in innovation aspects and work with green business startups," Emilsson explained.

"Karin has been a great asset to Södra and we'd like to thank her for her many valuable years of service, and wish her the very best of luck in her future endeavours," commented Lars Idermark, Södra's President and CEO.

Karin will be leaving the Group at the end of the year.

Södra said the recruitment process to find her successor is now underway.

Södra, with headquarters in Vaxjo, Sweden, produces market pulp, wood products and biofuels. The company operates three pulp mills, all in Sweden, with a total capacity of 1.6 million tonnes/year. Sodra produces both softwood and hardwood pulp — 90% softwood and 10% hardwood. To learn more, please visit: www.sodra.com.