The nomination committee of BillerudKorsnäs recently decided to propose that Jan Svensson shall be elected as chairman of the board of BillerudKorsnäs at the annual General Meeting on 5 May 2021. Svensson has been a member of the board since 2020 and is the former CEO of Lator, a Swedish mixed investment company listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
“The Nomination Committee is very pleased to propose Jan Svensson as the new chairman. We are convinced that Jan with his broad industrial experience as well as excellent strategic and leadership skills, will provide the company with a chairmanship that is right for the company. The Nomination Committee also wants to point out the important contributions by Jan Åström during his term as chairman of the board, including his recruitment of a new chief executive officer,” said Michael M.F. Kaufmann, chairman of the BillerudKorsnäs Nomination Committee.
Jan Åström has announced that he is not available for re-election as chairman of the board, but as a continued member of the company’s board, and the Nomination Committee will propose that he is elected to this role.