According to Nordic Paper’s articles of association, the board of directors shall comprise of not less than three and not more than ten members elected by the shareholders at the general meeting. In addition and by law, employee organisations are by the Act on board representation for private employees entitled to appoint employee representatives. Nordic Paper’s board of directors currently consists of six ordinary members elected by the general meeting, including the chairman of the board, all of whom are elected for the period up until the end of the annual general meeting 2021, as well as two ordinary members and two deputy members appointed by employee organisations.

Per Bjurbom

Per Bjurbom Chairman of the board since 2019

Born: 1961

Education: Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Paper Technology at Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

Background: Various positions in senior management within the paper industry covering responsibilities such as production management, supply chain, M&A execution and sales and marketing in for example Holmen, Stora Enso and BillerudKorsnas. From 2014 to 2019, he was CEO of Nordic Paper.

Other current assignments: Chairman of the board and CEO of SUTRIV Holding AB.

Independent in relation to the Company /Major shareholders: No/No

Stefan Lundin

Stefan Lundin Board member since 2019. Member of the audit committee.

Born: 1957

Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics, Örebro University.

Background: Experience from a number of positions in finance and senior management in industrial companies. From 2002 to 2014, as Chief Financial Officer at Setra, one of the largest sawmill industries in Sweden. From 2016 to 2018 position of Chief Financial Officer of Nordic Paper.

Other current assignments: Board member and CFO of SUTRIV Holding AB.

Independent in relation to the Company /Major shareholders: No/No

Ying Che

Ying Che Board member since 2019. Member of the audit committee.

Born: 1983

Education: Master of Science in Management and Operations Research Warwick Business School (WBS), University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

Background: Various roles at Shanying International since 2014, including a Vice President position at Cyclelink International from 2015 to 2016. Cyclelink is engaged in waste paper handling in Europe, USA and Asia. Before joining SUTRIV Holding AB in 2018, position of Public Relations Director and President Assistant at Shanying International.

Other current assignments: Vice President of SUTRIV Holding AB (Europe BU, Shanying International). Managing Director of Creative Space Holdings Ltd, UK.

Independent in relation to the Company /Major shareholders: Yes/No

Helene Willberg

Helene Willberg Board member since 2020. Chairman of the audit committee.

Born: 1967

Education: Master of Science in Accounting and Finance, Stockholm School of Economics.

Background: Authorized public accountant, worked for KPMG AB for more than 20 years in positions in audit, corporate finance and transaction services. From 2008 to 2012 she held the position of CEO of KPMG AB. The last three years Country Leader at the business consulting firm Alvarez and Marsal Nordics.

Other current assignments: Chairman of the board of Indecap Fonder AB and Footway Group AB. Board member and chairman of the audit committee of Thule Group AB, Profoto Holding AB, Infrea AB and Netlight Consulting AB. Board member of Indecap Holding AB, Profoto Invest AB and Zenith Group AB.

Independent in relation to the Company /Major shareholders: Yes/Yes

Karin Eliasson

Karin Eliasson Board member since 2020. Chairman of the remuneration committee.

Born: 1961

Education: Bachelor of Science, Mid Sweden University. 

Background: Many years of experience
as a member of executive teams from
several international companies, mainly in areas of human resources and sustainability. Senior Vice President and Head of Group Human Resources at SCA from 2003 to 2007, the same role from 2008 to 2014 at TeliaSonera and Group Vice President position for Human Resources and Sustainability at Autoliv from 2014 to 2019.

Other current assignments: Board member of Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, RLS Global AB, Ruter Dam Chefsutveckling AB. Vice Chairman for the Assembly of Representatives and Chairman of the Nominating Committee of Skandia.

Independent in relation to the Company /Major shareholders: Yes/Yes
 

Arne Wallin

Arne Wallin Board member since 2020. Member of the remuneration committee.

Born: 1954

Education: Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

Background: Senior technical and management roles in the paper industry including management of large investment projects and investment programs. Within the Holmen Group for 27 years until 2015, positions as manager for the Braviken mill, CEO of the business area Holmen Paper and CEO of Holmen Energy.

Other current assignments: -

Independent in relation to the Company /Major shareholders: Yes/Yes

Tommy Hedlund

Tommy Hedlund Board member since 2015. Representative of Unionen Säffle.

Born: 1957

Other current assignments: Chairman of the board of Billeruds Tjänstemannaorganisationer SIF-SACO, Ekonomisk förening.

Per Gustafsson

Per Gustafsson Board member since 2013. Representative of Pappers Bäckhammar.

Born: 1959

Other current assignments: -

Nicklas Backelin

Deputy board member since 2013. Representative of Unionen Åmotfors.

Born: 1974

Other current assignments: Deputy member of the board of Eda Bostads Aktiebolag.

Tom Röd

Deputy board member since 2019. Representative of GAF Greåker.

Born: 1966

Other current assignments: -