Nancy Marcus to retire as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Kruger Products, effective March 1, 2020; Susan Irving formerly of PepsiCo becomes new CMO. Susan joined Kruger Products in early January 2020 and will work with Nancy over the next few months to ensure a smooth transition.
Segezha Group completes the acquisition of Karelian Wood Company (KWC), a logging and wood processing plant in the Republic of Karelia, Russia, with the output capacity of up to 250,000 cubic meters of sawn wood a year, from Pin Arctic Oy Company (Finland).
Valmet is planning changes in the Fabrics Business Unit which is part of the Services Business Line. The most important action in the preliminary plan is to move the dryer fabric and wide filter fabric production from Tampere in Finland to Valmet’s unit in Portugal. The possible actions will have employee impacts.
As part of its global distribution and logistics footprint development, Metso is initiating consultations to evaluate the potential centralization of its warehousing operations in Europe.
Leena Lie, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Communications, and a member of Huhtamaki Global Executive Team has decided to leave Huhtamaki to pursue other career opportunities.
Knoll, Inc. will consolidate its manufacturing footprint in North America, resulting in the closure of the company’s Grand Rapids, Michigan manufacturing facility. The closure is part of an initiative to optimize the company’s North American manufacturing operations. Approximately 180 hourly and 30 salaried positions ...
The European Forest Institute (EFI) announces that Valérie Merckx has been appointed as the Head of the FLEGT and REDD Unit, and will start in her position immediately.
Boise Cascade Company announced the promotion of three of its business leaders to officer positions. Rob Johnson has been promoted to Vice President of Engineered Wood Products (EWP) Sales and Marketing. Chris Seymour has been promoted to Vice President of Manufacturing Operations, Wood Products. Jeff Strom has been pr...
Stella-Jones Inc. appoints Robert Coallier to its Board of Directors. Mr. Coallier’s appointment is effective January 15, 2020 and brings the total number of Board members to nine.
Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG has appointed Peter Oswald as new Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of the company with a contract for a period of five years. Peter Oswald will become member of the Management Board as of April 1, 2020.
The Board of Directors of Husqvarna AB has appointed Henric Andersson to succeed Kai Wärn as the President & CEO of the Husqvarna Group effective as of April 2, 2020, following the closing of the 2020 AGM.
Nobia’s Nomination Committee proposes that Nora F. Larssen be elected new Chair of Nobia at the next ordinary Annual General Meeting on May 5, 2020. The current chairman, Hans Eckerström, has declined re-election.
Builders FirstSource, Inc. announced that Chad Crow, its CEO, has decided to retire after 20 years of service with the company. Mr. Crow will retire during 2020 after assisting the Board of Directors in hiring his replacement.
Malin Bendz, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, will leave her position at Stora Enso as of 15 January 2020. After 20 years in the company, she will now pursue new career opportunities outside Stora Enso.
UFP Industries (UFPI), formerly known as Universal Forest Products, announced that Benjamin McLean, CEO of Des Moines, Iowa-based Ruan Transportation Management Systems, Inc., was appointed to its Board of Directors.
Koppers Holdings Inc. elects Leslie S. Hyde as Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer of Koppers Inc.
The Board of Directors of Metsä Group’s parent company Metsäliitto Cooperative elected in its constituent meeting Jussi Linnaranta as the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Koppers Holdings Inc. elects James A. Sullivan as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Koppers Holdings Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Koppers Inc.
Mondi plc has agreed with Peter Oswald, Group CEO, that he will step down as CEO and from the Board of Mondi plc, and will leave the Group, on 31 March 2020.
Clearwater Paper Corporation announces the ratification of its labor contracts with the United Steelworkers and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers at its Lewiston, Idaho facility.