March 29, 2023 - Stora Enso has appointed Micaela Thorström as EVP, Legal and General Counsel and a member of the Group Leadership Team.
Thorström joined Stora Enso in 2015 as Legal Counsel and was appointed Vice President of Group Legal in April 2022. Before joining Stora Enso, she held several senior-level positions at Finnish companies and law firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hannes Snellman, Lindholm Wallgren Attorneys and Roschier.
Thorström has a well-founded and broad legal background. For over 20 years, she has gained extensive experience in the areas of corporate governance, finance-related legal advice, M&A and capital markets, and she holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree.
"I am delighted to appoint Micaela as our General Counsel and welcome her to our Group Leadership Team," said Annica Bresky, President and CEO at Stora Enso. "Micaela's experience and proven skills will make an important contribution in navigating the compliance and regulatory aspects of accelerating Stora Enso's growth strategy.
"I want to express my gratitude to Christian Swartling for his excellent work as acting General Counsel during the search for a new General Counsel," Bresky added.
Thorström will start in her new role in April 2023.
Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable products in packaging, biomaterials, and wooden construction, and one of the largest private forest owners in the world.
SOURCE: Stora Enso
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