Munksjö strengthens focus on sustainability with an appointment to the Management Team


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 Management Team

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 Forestry Manager. 

”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. 

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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. 




 

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö in brief Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers. Our mission is to expand the role of fiber-based solutions for sustainable every day life. Our offering includes filter materials, release liners, food and beverage processing materials, decor papers, abrasive and tape backings, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber materials, medical fiber materials and solutions for diagnostics as well as a range of specialty papers for industrial and consumer end-uses. Our annual net sales is about EUR 3 billion and we employ some 8,000 people. The Ahlstrom-Munksjö share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm. Read more at www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com.

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