Per Ivar Berg has been appointed new Managing Director at Norske Skog Saugbrugs AS from February 1, 2022.
Kjell-Arve Kure will leave Norske Skog Saugbrugs on 1 September 2021. Until Per Ivar Berg joins, Patrik Axelsson will act as Managing Director.
Per Ivar Berg has extensive experience from a number of positions in the pulp and paper industry, in addition to food industry. Until recently, he was the Executive Vice President at TINE with responsibility for production, investments, contingency planning, product development and R&D. He has previously been Managing Director at the Norske Skog mills Follum and Parenco as well as production- and maintenance manager at Saugbrugs from 1997 to 2001.
Norske Skog is a world leading producer of publication paper. The Norske Skog Group operates four mills in Europe, two of which will produce recycled containerboard following planned conversion projects.