Sahil Tesfu joins Essity’s Executive Management Team

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Hygiene and health company Essity today announced that Sahil Tesfu will join Essity’s Executive Management Team in the newly created position Senior Vice President Group Function Strategy & Business Development. 

 Sahil Tesfu joins Essity from the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company. She brings significant experience and knowledge in growth strategies and digitalization. In her role as Essity SVP Group Function Strategy and Business Development, Sahil Tesfu will be responsible for leading the work with the Group’s strategy. 

Sahil Tesfu joins Essity on September 1st and will report to Magnus Groth, President and CEO, Essity.  

“I’m very pleased to welcome Sahil Tesfu to Essity. Her expertise and experience make her ideal to head up our strategy and business development work”, says Magnus Groth, President and CEO, Essity.

For further information, please contact:
Per Lorentz, Vice President Corporate Communications, +46 8 788 52 51,
Johan Karlsson, Vice President Investor Relations, +46 8 788 51 30,

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company. We are dedicated to improving well-being through our products and services. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 46,000 employees. Net sales in 2020 amounted to approximately SEK 122bn (EUR 11.6bn). The company’s headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and Essity is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Essity breaks barriers to well-being and contributes to a healthy, sustainable and circular society. More information at