Munksjö: Gustav Adlercreutz, General Counsel, will retire in February 2017 and will be succeeded by Andreas Elving


Munksjö: Gustav Adlercreutz, General Counsel, will retire in February 2017 and will be succeeded by Andreas Elving

Gustav Adlercreutz, General Counsel, who has been employed by Munksjö and its predecessors since 1984, has decided to retire in late February 2017.

Andreas Elving succeeds Gustav Adlercreutz and will be employed no later than 22 December 2016, but will formally take over the position of General Counsel on 1 February 2017. Andreas Elving will report to Jan Åström, President and CEO, and will become a member of Munksjö’s Management Team.

Andreas Elving joins Munksjö from Autoliv where he currently holds the position as Associate General Counsel. He holds a Master of Laws degree from Uppsala University and has completed a clerkship at the District Court of Stockholm. He has many years of broad and international experience from the law firm Mannheimer Swartling, including being stationed in Shanghai for a period of four years.

“I would like to thank Gustav Adlercreutz for his strong and longstanding contribution to creating value in what is today the Munksjö Group. At the same time, I would like to warmly welcome Andreas Elving to Munksjö. Andreas possesses broad and solid experience and will be an excellent successor to Gustav,” says Jan Åström, President and CEO.

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