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Södra Appoints Maria Baldin as New Director of Communications and Sustainability

Maria Baldin Maria Baldin

Oct. 12, 2017 - Södra announced that Maria Baldin has been appointed the new Director of Communications and Sustainability. She will assume her position on 1 January 2018 and will be a member of Group Senior Management, reporting to President and CEO Lars Idermark.

Baldin most recently served as the Head of Communications and Sustainability Officer at Siemens Sweden. She has previously worked at Bewator, Comex Electronics and Bennett BTI Nordic.

"Maria Baldin has an industrial background with strong skills in communication and sustainability and a commercial focus. This will benefit Södra's continued efforts to strengthen our competitiveness, growth and long-term profitability," said Lars Idermark.

Roine Morin, who has served as a highly competent Sustainability Director for many years, will gradually reduce his work load in 2018 and subsequently retire.

Idermark added, "I would like to express my thanks to Roine for his fantastic work in advancing Södra's environmental and sustainability agenda to the leading position that it now has."

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

SOURCE: Södra