Stora Enso’s CEO changes – Annica Bresky is replaced by Hans Sohlström

Annica Bresky leave his job Stora Enson as CEO. The company’s board of directors has chosen Bresky as his replacement Hans Sohlström, 58. Sohlström starts the job immediately. He has also been a member of Stora Enso’s board, and will leave his position with the new position. After this, the company’s board consists of eight members.

Sohlström has a long career behind him in the management of various companies. He has acted as the last one in Ahlström, at Ahlström Capital and in Rettig. Previously, he worked for 20 years in various positions In UPM-Kymmeneamong other things as factory manager, profit unit manager and as a member of the company’s management board.

“In his previous positions, Hans Sohlström has demonstrated strong business expertise and excellent management skills. He has considerable experience in the forest industry and a strong vision of Stora Enso as a result of working on the board for more than two years. The Stora Enso board believes that Hans Sohlström is the right person to lead the company in a challenging operating environment towards the set long-term profit goals,” says Chairman of Stora Enso’s board of directors Kari Jordan in the bulletin.

Sohlstöm himself thanks the company for the trust.

For new challenges. Annica Bresky has been the CEO of Stora Enso since 2019.Picture: Joel Maisalmi

“Stora Enso has an excellent purpose, values ​​and history as well as a strong foundation, many opportunities for growth and solid know-how. It is good to build the future on top of these. I’m looking forward to the opportunity to work with new colleagues with our goal of profit turnaround, increasing shareholder value and verifying the purpose of the renewable materials company”.

Former CEO Annica Bresky is looking for new challenges outside the company.

“On behalf of the entire board, I sincerely thank Annica Bresky for her achievements and leadership over the past four years. Under her leadership, Stora Enso has made significant structural changes to strengthen its long-term competitiveness in line with its strategy. We wish her the best of success in her future challenges,” says board chairman Jordan.

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