Posted July 29, 2016
The Chairman of the board at Norske Skog, Jon-Aksel Torgersen has informed the Election Committee that he is not a candidate for re-election as Chairman. The Election Committee of Norske Skog unanimously proposes that Henrik A. Christensen be the new Chairman at Norske Skog at the Extraordinary General Meeting on 10 August 2016.
Henrik is a partner in the Norwegian law firm RO Sommernes, and he has an extensive experience from works in real estate law, bankruptcy and debt negotiation, acquisition / merger of businesses, securities and stock exchange law.
Christensen currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of various companies such as Home Invest AS, Vålerenga Fotball AS, Pipeliner AS, Fearnley Advisors AS and various other companies. He is also a director of Storebrand Optimer ASA, AS Naturbetong, Stangeskovene AS, Home Capital AS, Nordic Choice Hospitality Group AS and various other companies.
The other shareholder elected members Ms Mimi Berdal, Mr Eilif Due, Mr Nils Ingemund Hoff and Ms Joanne Owen asked for a confidence vote at the extraordinary general meeting on 10 August 2016. The Election Committee recommends that the current shareholder elected members of the board Ms Mimi Berdal, Mr Eilif Due, Mr Nils Ingemund Hoff and Ms Joanne Owen be re-elected.
Norske Skog is a Norwegian pulp and paper company based in Oslo, Norway. The corporation is the world's largest producer of of lightweight, coated and uncoated newsprint and magazine paper.