Sweden, Feb 7, 2013 - HÃ¥kan Svensson, current Director of Forestry at SÃ¶dra, has been appointed President of SÃ¶dra Timber.
Since May last year, HÃ¥kan Svensson has been operating as both the Director of Forestry and the Acting President of SÃ¶dra Timber. The Board of Directors has now decided to appoint HÃ¥kan Svensson as the President of SÃ¶dra Timber. At the same time work will commence on recruiting a new Director of Forestry.
HÃ¥kan Svensson holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University. He then worked as a sales representative and head of sales for chemicals group Dow Corning. He became the CEO of engineering company Bengtssons Maskin in 2000. His first appointment at SÃ¶dra was as the President of Gapro (now SÃ¶dra InteriÃ¶r) in 2005. He was appointed Director of Forestry at SÃ¶dra in 2011.HÃ¥kan Svensson will continue in both of his current roles until a new Director of Forestry can take over.
For further information, please contact:Magnus Berg, Director of Members Communications at SÃ¶dra tel. +46 (0) 70 52 894 83HÃ¥kan Svensson, President at SÃ¶dra Timbertel. +46 (0) 457 316 00
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