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07.02.2018

Dunkin' Donuts to Eliminate Foam Cups Worldwide in 2020

As part of its commitment to serve both people and the planet responsibly, Dunkin' Donuts, a leading retailer of hot, brewed coffee, today announced plans to eliminate all polystyrene foam cups in its global supply chain beginning in spring 2018, with a targeted completion date of 2020. more...
01.02.2018

FEFCO/CCB Revision of the Reel Identification and Finishing Guidelines

FEFCO together with Cepi ContainerBoard (CCB) have released the second edition of the Reel Identification and Finishing Guidelines, available on their websites: http://www.fefco.org/technical-documents/reel-identification-and-finishing http://www.cepi-containerboard.org/ more...
01.02.2018

Resolute announces Yves Laflamme as President and CEO

Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced the selection and appointment of Yves Laflamme as Resolute's new president and chief executive officer, and a member of the Board of Directors, succeeding Richard Garneau. The announcement of Mr. Garneau's retirement today coincides with the announcement of the company's fourth quarter and 2017 annual results. more...
10.01.2018

Martti Asunta continues as Chairman of Metsäliitto Cooperative Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Metsä Group’s parent company Metsäliitto Cooperative elected in its constituent meeting Martti Asunta, M.Sc. (Forestry), to continue as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2005 and Chairman since 2008. more...
21.12.2017

Change in leadership: BASF decides on succession

Martin Brudermüller to succeed Kurt Bock as Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors in 2018; Kurt Bock to be proposed for election at the Annual Meeting 2020 as successor to the Chairman of the Supervisory Board; Hans-Ulrich Engel to become Vice Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and to remain Chief Financial Officer; Board of Executive Directors to consist of seven instead of eight members. more...
01.11.2017

Johan Björkenheim to join Metsäliitto Cooperative’s Board of Directors

The Supervisory Board of Metsä Group’s parent company, Metsäliitto Cooperative, elected forestry and agriculture entrepreneur Johan Björkenheim to be a new member of Metsäliitto Cooperative’s Board of Directors as of 1 January 2018. Björkenheim has a long time experience from forestry as well as from positions of trust in Metsäliitto Cooperative. He has been a member of the Representative Council during the years 1999–2011 and a member of the Supervisory Board as from 2011. more...
31.10.2017

Changes in SCA’s Group Management

Mats Sandgren will leave his position as President of Business Area Forest as of April 1 2018. He will work on as senior advisor in SCA’s corporate staff. He will continue to report to Ulf Larsson, SCA’s President and CEO. more...
31.10.2017

TAPPI Announces New Women in Industry Division

TAPPI has launched a new division to reflect the important and growing contributions of women professionals to TAPPI and the industry. The Women in Industry Division’s focus is to inspire and support the development of women in the pulp, paper, packaging, tissue, converting and associated forest products industries. Representing approximately 15% of TAPPI’s membership, the new division includes more than 175 dynamic professionals who have driven its growth. more...
30.10.2017

Petra Einarsson appointed new CEO of BillerudKorsnäs

The Board of Directors of BillerudKorsnäs has appointed Petra Einarsson new President and CEO of the company. Petra succeeds Per Lindberg who is, after 12 successful years, leaving BillerudKorsnäs on his own request for a new assignment. Petra Einarsson will assume her new position at the turn of the year 2017-2018. more...
26.10.2017

Fisher International Names Deborah Sauer as Global Head of Marketing

Fisher International, business intelligence and strategy consultant to the pulp and paper industry, has announced Deborah Sauer will serve as Global Head of Marketing. In this role she joins Fisher’s leadership team with responsibility for strategic marketing, branding and communications. more...

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