SCA appoints new SVP Human Resources

SCA has appointed Anna Sävinger-Åslund as its new Senior Vice President, Group Function Human Resources.

Anna Sävinger-Åslund is currently Vice President Human Resources of the business unit, SCA Incontinence Care Europe. She has worked for the company since 2001 and has held a number of senior human resources positions in a variety of strategic and operational functions in Sweden and abroad. She has previously worked with human resources at Astra Zeneca.

Anna Sävinger-Åslund will be a member of the Executive Management Team and report to President and CEO Magnus Groth. She will assume her position on November 1, 2015.

“Anna Sävinger-Åslund has both external and internal experience in the HR field and, over the years, she has played a role in the development of the company’s current HR strategies and processes. She knows the organization well and has broad and deep commercial experience of SCA’s hygiene operations,” says Magnus Groth, President and CEO of SCA.

NB:  SCA discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. Submitted for publication on October 29, 2015, at 07:30 CET.

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SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company. The Group develops and produces sustainable personal care, tissue and forest products. Sales are conducted in about 100 countries under many strong brands, including the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and regional brands, such as Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo and Vinda. As Europe’s largest private forest owner, SCA places considerable emphasis on sustainable forest management. The Group has about 44,000 employees. Sales in 2014 amounted to approximately SEK 104bn (EUR 11.4bn). SCA was founded in 1929, has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. For more information, visit www.sca.com.

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The core of SCA’s business is the forest, Europe's largest private forest holding. Around this unique resource, we have built a well-developed value chain based on renewable raw material from our own and others’ forests. We offer paper for packaging and print, pulp, wood products, renewable energy, services for forest owners and efficient transport solutions. 2018 the forest products company SCA had approximately 4,000 employees and sales amounted to approximately SEK 1617 bn (EUR 1,8 bn). SCA was founded in 1929 and has its headquarters in Sundsvall, Sweden. More information at www.sca.com.