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BillerudKorsnäs Appoints Mikael Andersson as Senior Vice President Board

Mikael Andersson Mikael Andersson

Aug. 13, 2018 - BillerudKorsnäs announced today that Mikael Andersson is appointed Senior Vice President for Board, one of the company's three divisions in its new organisation that takes effect on October 1. Andersson's appointment is also effective October 1.

Earlier this year, BillerudKorsnäs announced that the company will create three divisions with full profit and loss responsibility in order to more effectively realise the company's growth strategy. The three divisions will be: Board, Paper, and Solutions.

Currently, Andersson holds the position of Senior Vice President for Corrugated Solutions. He is already a member of the company's senior management team. Upon the start of the new organisation, the segments within Corrugated Solutions will be split and integrated into Board and Solutions.

"I am very happy that Mikael Andersson has accepted the offer to assume the role of Senior Vice President Board, one of our three divisions," said says Petra Einarsson, President and CEO BillerudKorsnäs. "Mikael has proven to be a strong leader as well as team player in the role of head of the business area Corrugated Solutions. I am convinced that Mikael is the right person to continue to develop and create growth in the Board division."

Andersson said, "It is with great excitement I take on the role as Senior Vice President for the Board division. BillerudKorsnäs is on a journey to challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future and hence also a growth journey. On this journey, liquid board, carton board, liner, fluting and other product categories included in the Board division are essential pieces. I am looking forward to developing this part of BillerudKorsnäs´ business together with my new team."

BillerudKorsnäs is a leading manufacturer of packaging papers, including: kraft and sack paper, liquid packaging board and cartonboard, containerboard (fluting and liner), and market pulp. The company has 8 production sites in Sweden, Finland and the UK. To learn more, please visit: www.billerudkorsnas.com.

SOURCE: BillerudKorsnäs