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Mayr-Melnhof Karton Names Peter Oswald as Chairman and CEO

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Jan. 15, 2020 - The Supervisory Board of Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG has appointed Peter Oswald (57) as new Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of the company with a contract for a period of five years. Oswald will become member of the Management Board as of April 1, 2020.

Oswald will succeed Wilhelm Hörmanseder (65), who joined the Mayr-Melnhof in 1990 and has been Chairman of the Management Board and CEO since May 2002. Hörmanseder will turn over the position to Oswald on May 1, 2020.

Oswald served as Group CEO of Mondi since May of 2017, but stepped down from that position on Jan. 10, 2020. He first joined Mondi in 1992, and prior to his role as Group CEO, served as an Executive Director and CEO of the Europe & International Division since January 2008.

The Mayr-Melnhof Group is the world’s largest producer of coated recycled fiber-based cartonboard, an important manufacturer of virgin fiber-based cartonboard and the largest producer of folding cartons in Europe. To learn more, visit:

SOURCE: Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG