Kjell-Ove Jonsson new Senior Vice President Papyrus Supplies


Kjell-Ove Jonsson has been appointed Senior Vice President Papyrus Supplies and will take office by October 24. He is succeeding Sören Gaardboe who has up-held the position on an acting basis. With this appointment, Papyrus Senior Executive Team (SET) will be enlarged with a member representing the growth areas facility supplies and industrial packaging. Kjell-Ove joins us from Astra Tech where he has led the Nordic organisation as Vice President Nordics. Previous employments include a number of executive positions in various industries, notably in the industrial packaging and tissue sectors.

“We are delighted to welcome Kjell-Ove to Papyrus. His broad experience will be particularly valuable in the further strategic development of Papyrus Supplies into a market leader in the areas of facility supplies and industrial packaging” says CEO Peter Sandberg

Kjell-Ove Jonsson will be based in Mölndal, Gothenburg, Sweden and report to Peter Sandberg, CEO

For further information, please contact:
Peter Sandberg, President and CEO, Tel: +46 1051 70723
Stefan Sikander, Corporate Communication Director, +46 1051 72684

Papyrus, with net sales of EUR 1 896 million in 2010, is a leading European merchant in paper, facility supplies and industrial packaging. The company is currently present in 22 countries across Europe and employs some 2 700 people. Papyrus supports more than 65,000 customers by providing products and services that enhance efficiency and contribute to a more successful business. With a long tradition and record of excellence, Papyrus is committed to staying at the forefront by offering quality products, high service levels and reliable logistics solutions. The Papyrus head office is located in Göteborg, Sweden.