Södra Appoints Jörgen Lindquist as New CFO
Sept. 10, 2015 - Södra announced that Jörgen Lindquist has been appointed the new Chief Financial Officer of the company, a role that also includes responsibility for Purchasing and IT. He will assume this new position on September 14, at which point he will also become a member of Group Senior Management and report to President and CEO Lars Idermark.
Lindquist holds a degree in business administration, having studied at Växjö University and Lund University, and has extensive experience as a CFO and Vice President. He will be joining Södra from IKEA, where he has spent the past five years working as CFO and Acting Vice President of the company's industry division Swedspan International.
Lindquist has also served as CFO and Vice President of the Axis Group and held various senior financial positions in the chemical and packaging industries.
Lindquist will succeed Carina Olson, who previously announced her decision to leave Södra to pursue new challenges. He will be based in Södra's head office in Växjö, Sweden.
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.