BillerudKorsnäs Changes Senior Management Team

Ulf Eliasson, currently head of BillerudKorsnäs, Sweden, Consumer Board business area, has been appointed SVP production. Peter Jhaveri has been recruited by BillerudKorsnäs to succeed Eliasson as SVP Consumer Board. Jhaveri has extensive experience from the global beverage carton industry, including from its growth areas in Asia.

Peter Jhaveri has a background from more than 20 years in different positions within the Tetra Pak group. His most recent position was managing director of Tetra Recart AB. Within Tetra Pak, Jhaveri also worked for many years in South East Asia, where his last position was as managing director of Tetra Pak Philippines and Malaysia.

"We welcome Peter to BillerudKorsnäs to lead our Consumer Board business area. The demand for our products and solutions is growing and we continuously invest to meet this demand. Peter’s experience fits perfectly for the growth agenda of Consumer Board and his experience of system sales will be beneficial also for the other business areas. Ulf Eliasson, who has extensive experience in management of large production units in the paper industry, will in his new role strengthen our production management under COO and EV Christer Simrén," said Per Lindberg, president and CEO of BillerudKorsnäs.

Eliasson and Jhaveri will both be members of the BillerudKorsnäs Senior Management Team. Jhaveri will start his new position on Jan. 1, 2017.