BillerudKorsnäs appoints Christoph Michalski as new president and CEO

Michalski will assume position in November

BillerudKorsnäs is a specialist in paper packaging solutions

Fibre-based packing solutions provider BillerudKorsnäs has appointed Christoph Michalski as its new president and CEO. He succeeds Lennart Holm, who has been acting president and CEO since November 2019.

Christoph Michalski will assume his new position November 1 2020.Michalski is since 2015 the CEO and executive director of Vinda International Holding Ltd, an Asian producer of tissue- and hygiene products publicly listed on the Hongkong stock exchange. Before that, he has held various senior executive positions within the SCA group and he also has experience from the FMCG sector working for Unilever and Fonterra.

“It is with great pleasure we can present Christoph Michalski as the new president and CEO of BillerudKorsnäs”, says Jan Åström, chairman of the board. “Christoph is a strong leader and experienced CEO from the forest products industry, with a track record of leading transformational journeys towards customer and innovation focus in a global context.”

“I am very excited about joining BillerudKorsnäs”, says Michalski. “I see enormous potential in the company. The world is undergoing a transformational shift towards environmentally sustainable packaging and e-commerce, and BillerudKorsnäs has just the right position to capture the values in that shift. I look forward to taking on the challenge of developing BillerudKorsnäs into its full potential.”

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