Jan Åström announced that he is not available for re-election as Chairman of the Board, but as a continued member of the company's board, and the Nomination Committee will propose that he is elected to this role.
Michael M.F. Kaufmann, Chairman of the Nomination Committee commented: “The Nomination Committee is very pleased to propose Jan Svensson as new Chairman. We are convinced that Jan Svensson, with his broad industrial experience as well as excellent strategic and leadership skills, will provide the company with a chairmanship that is right for the company. The Nomination Committee also wants to point out the important contributions by Jan Åström during his term as Chairman of the Board, including his recruitment of a new CEO.”
Svensson is a member of the Board of BillerudKorsnäs since 2020 and is the former CEO of Latour (2003–2019), a Swedish mixed investment company listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. He is currently also Chairman of the board of Fagerhult and Tomra Systems, as well as Board member of Assa Abloy, Loomis, Nobia, Climeon, Stena Metall and Herenco.