Per Lundeen new Chairman of Rottneros
In conjunction with Rune Ingvarsson's decision to resign as Chairman, but remain as a member of the Board, Per Lundeen has been elected by the Board as new Chairman until the AGM 2017. Per has been a member of the Board of Rottneros AB 2013 - 2015 and from the AGM 2016. Between November 2014 and 31 August, 2016, Per Lundeen was CEO of the Rottneros Group.
Together with the Board, Rune Ingvarsson and Per Lundeen have developed Rottneros into a profitable and financially strong company. Per accepting the role as Chairman of the Board ensures that the Group continues to develop in line with the established strategy aimed at long-term profitable growth.
The Board would like to thank Rune Ingvarsson for the valuable work he has done for the Rottneros Group and is pleased that he will continue as a member of the Board and thereby put his extensive expertise and industry knowledge to the Group's disposal.
For further information, please contact: Per Lundeen, Chairman of the Board of Rottneros AB (publ), +46 70 518 33 47
This information is information that Rottneros AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 12.00 CET on 9 september 2016.
Rottneros is an independent producer of market pulp. The Group comprises the parent company Rottneros AB, listed on NASDAQ Stockholm, and its subsidiaries Rottneros Bruk AB and Vallviks Bruk AB with operations involving the production and sale of market pulp. The Group also includes the wood procurement company Rottneros Baltic SIA in Latvia. The Group has just over 260 employees and had a turnover of approximately SEK 1.8 billion in the 2015 financial year.