Munksjö strengthens focus on sustainability with an appointment to the Management Team
Helsinki, Finland, 2015-09-01 08:00 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 1 September 2015 CEST at 8:00 a.m. CEST
Munksjö strengthens focus on sustainability with an appointment to the
Anders Hildeman has been appointed Senior Vice President Sustainability and
member of Munksjö's Management Team. He assumes his position on 1 September
2015 and will be joining Munksjö from IKEA, where he currently is the Global
"The transition to a sustainable society is a natural driving force in
Munksjö's growth and through the experience that Anders will add to the
Management Team, we can further strengthen these opportunities. In addition to
contributing to the on-going work and established processes, we believe that
Anders can contribute with new influences, thoughts and ideas." says Jan
Åström, President and CEO of Munksjö.
Anders Hildeman has throughout his professional career been working in the
forestry and paper industry. During his time at IKEA, he has been responsible
for ensuring that all wood used in IKEA's products have met the social and
environmental requirements that the company sets. Previously, he spent more
than 20 years and held various roles within SCA, most recently as Senior Vice
President Public Affairs, with responsibility for coordinating the political
aspects of environmental management systems at the group level as well as other
regulatory issues within the EU.
As a leading global manufacturer of advanced paper products developed with
intelligent paper technology, Munksjö intends to be at the forefront with its
sustainability work. Wood based products have the potential to be among the
most sustainable and it is Munksjö's ambition to be a leader of this
development through an enhanced product offering and new product development,
efficient operations and our high quality service to customers.
For more information, please contact:
Jan Åström, President and CEO, tel. +46 10 250 1001
Made by Munksjö - Intelligent paper technology
Munksjö is a world-leading manufacturer of advanced paper products developed
with intelligent paper technology. Munksjö offers customer-specific innovative
design and functionality in areas ranging from flooring, kitchens and
furnishings to release papers, consumer-friendly packaging and energy
transmission. The transition to a sustainable society is a natural driving
force for Munksjö's growth as the products can replace non-renewable materials.
This is what "Made by Munksjö" stands for. Given Munksjö's global presence and
way of integrating with the customers, the company forms a worldwide service
organisation with approximately 2,900 employees and 15 facilities located in
France, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil and China. Munksjö's share is
listed on Nasdaq in Helsinki and Stockholm. Read more at www.munksjo.com.