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Petra Einarsson named BillerudKorsnäs CEO


October 30, 2017
By P&PC Staff

Oct. 30, 2017 – The BillerudKorsnäs board of directors has appointed Petra Einarsson company president and CEO, succeeding Per Lindberg who is, after 12 years, leaving BillerudKorsnäs on his own request for a new assignment.

Einarsson will assume her new position in the new year.

“I am very glad to present Petra Einarsson as new president and CEO of BillerudKorsnäs,” said Lennart Holm, chairman of the board. “Petra is a highly experienced and competent leader. She has during her years as president of Sandvik Materials Technology shown her capability to successfully develop a complex process industry in a competitive environment. With Petra as new CEO, I am convinced we will succeed in our ambitions to further develop BillerudKorsnäs to new levels.”

Previously Einarsson served as president of Sandvik Materials Technology and a member of the Group Executive Management of Sandvik AB. Prior to that she has held a number of senior positions within the Sandvik group, including president of product area Tube, president of product area Strip and financial manager at Sandvik Materials Technology.