BillerudKorsnäs President and CEO Per Lindberg has confirmed he will leave the company to become the President and CEO of Epiroc.He will continue in his position during his notice period until the beginning of 2018. The Board has immediately started the process of recruiting a new President and CEO.
”Per Lindberg has successfully contributed to the development of Billerud and later BillerudKorsnäs. The company has more than tripled in turnover and has fivefolded its market capitalization and now has a world-leading position in its segments for innovative, sustainable packaging materials and solutions,” says Lennart Holm, Chairman of the Board at BillerudKorsnäs. “BillerudKorsnäs has established a solid forward-looking strategy, it is operating within attractive and growing product areas, and it is led by a strong management team. We are therefore well prepared for the next phase of expansion and development, which will be led by a new President and CEO. We extend our sincere thanks to Per for his contributions and wish him good luck in his new challenges at Epiroc.”