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Rottneros Appoints Eberleh President, CEO

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The Board of Rottneros AB, Söderhamn, Sweden, has appointed Lennart Eberleh president and CEO. Eberleh comes to Rottneros from BillerudKorsnäs, Solna, Sweden, where he is head of the business area Corrugated Solutions, one of BillerudKorsnäs’three business areas. 

Lennart has more than 20 years of experience in various management positions within the paper industry, including at Stora, Billerud, and BillerudKorsnäs. He has a M.Sc. degree in engineering from the Technical University of Braunschweig.

"Many of us have followed Lennart's success over the years, and we are very pleased to have recruited a person who has both substantial expertise in the paper industry as well as solid experience of business acumen," said Rune Ingvarsson, chairman of the board of Rottneros AB.

"Lennart is definitely the right person to continue the work with our long-term industrial plan, Agenda 500, and to further develop Rottneros’ strategy. It feels very good to hand over to him," said Per
Lundeen, acting president and CEO.

Lennart Eberleh will take office no later than Oct. 1, 2016. Until then, Per Lundeen will continue as CEO. Lundeen took office as CEO in November 2014 after serving on the board of Rottneros since 2013.

"We are very grateful for the work that Per has performed. Under his leadership, Rottneros has developed into a very profitable and financially strong company. We are also delighted that Per will make himself available for further work as a member of the board of Rottneros AB," Ingvarsson added.

 

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