Aug. 23, 2021 - Norske Skog announced that Per Ivar Berg (58) has been appointed the new Managing Director at Norske Skog Saugbrugs AS, effective February 1, 2022. He will replace Kjell-Arve Kure, who will leave the company on September 1, 2021. Patrik Axelsson will act as Managing Director of Norske Skog Saugbrugs until Berg takes over.
Berg has extensive experience from a number of positions in the pulp and paper industry, in addition to food industry. Until recently, he was the Executive Vice President at TINE with responsibility for production, investments, contingency planning, product development and R&D. He has previously been Managing Director at the Norske Skog mills Follum and Parenco as well as production and maintenance manager at Saugbrugs from 1997 to 2001.
Berg graduated in 1987 with a master degree in chemical engineering at NTNU in Trondheim.
Norske Skog Saugbrugs has around 395 employees and a turnover of NOK 2.0 billion as well as a production capacity of 330,000 tonnes of magazine paper with main markets in Europe and North America. Saugbrugs produces 2.7 million nm3 of biogas annually.
Norske Skog is a world leading producer of publication paper with strong market positions and customer relations in Europe and Australasia. The Norske Skog Group operates four mills in Europe, two of which will produce recycled containerboard following planned conversion projects. To learn more, visit: www.norskeskog.com.
SOURCE: Norske Skog
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