New Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing at Iggesund Paperboard, within the Holmen Group

Kenneth Nystén is appointed Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing at Iggesund Paperboard, Holmen, as of March 16, 2018.

Kenneth Nystén has a solid background in the pulp and paper industry, from various positions in companies such as Stora Enso and Metsä-Serla. He comes most recently from the Finnish chemicals company Kemira Oy. Kenneth Nystén was born 1958 in Espoo, Finland. He holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Uppsala University and an MBA from Seton Hall University in the U.S.

“Kenneth is a driven business manager with a broad experience from leading positions within our industry, in particular the paperboard industry. His proven ability to create strong results and motivated sales teams, will be of great importance as we move forward and further develop our paperboard business” says Daniel Peltonen, President and CEO at Iggesund Paperboard.

The Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing is part of the Business Area Management team and reports to the President and CEO at Iggesund Paperboard.

“It will be a very inspiring and challenging task and I look forward to leading the successful sales organization at Iggesund Paperboard. Together we will continue to build on our strong position in the premium segment. My experience from living and working in Asia and North America will be valuable, as we aim to grow the paperboard business globally. In addition, I’m delighted to return to the Nordic forest industry and to move back to Sweden” says Kenneth Nystén.

Kenneth Nystén replaces Arvid Sundblad, who left Iggesund Paperboard in February 2018.

For more information, please contact:
Daniel Peltonen, President and CEO Iggesund Paperboard, +46 76 823 32 88
Charlotte Lagerwald, Director of Marketing and Communications, +46 73 077 05 59

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Holmen’s business concept is to own and add value to the forest. The forest holdings form the basis of the business – an ecocycle in which the raw material grows and is refined into everything from wood for climate-smart building to renewable packaging, magazines and books. The forest is managed to provide a good annual return and stable value growth while our production operations are run with a focus on profitability and greater value added. In 2017 Holmen’s net sales were just over SEK 16 billion and the group has approx. 3 000 employees. Holmen’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Large Cap. For more information, visit holmen.com.