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BillerudKorsnäs Appoints SVP Paper

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Earlier this year, BillerudKorsnäs announced that the company will create three divisions with profit and loss responsibility in order to more effectively realise the company's growth strategy. The three divisions are Board, Paper and Solutions. Helene Biström on Oct. 8, 2018 was appointed SVP of the Paper Division. She will be a member of the company’s senior management team. Helene is currently the CEO of Infanord.

"It is my conviction that Helene, along with the strong team at Paper, will lift the division to new heights both in regards to production stability and new products. Helene will also contribute to Group Management with her broad leadership experience," said Petra Einarsson, president and CEO of BillerudKorsnäs.

"I am honored to be offered the position of SVP for the Paper division at BillerudKorsnäs. It will be very exciting to take on this challenge. The combination of solid competence and innovation with a strong focus on sustainability, makes BillerudKorsnäs direction and products perfectly positioned in time. I look forward to developing the Paper division along with my team," said Helene Biström.

Biström was described by the company as a highly experienced leader with previous assignments as deputy CEO of Vattenfall and CEO of Norrenergi. Biström has a background with several significant board assignments, including as chairman of Sveaskog, and is currently active in Pöyry's Board. In 2008, she was named Business Woman of the Year by Veckans Affärer. Biström will start in the position, at the latest, during April 2019.

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