SWEDEN (News release) -- Södra's CFO, Peter Karlsson, will take over as Interim President after Lars Idermark from 20 February.
"I am delighted that Peter Karlsson has accepted the assignment of leading Södra during the ongoing recruitment process of a new President and CEO. For our members and employees, it is important that we can continue to develop Södra without losing pace or power of decision," said Lena Ek, Chair of Södra.
Peter Karlsson will combine his position as CFO with the role of Interim President. Peter Karlsson has previously served as Business Controller for the Södra Group and he was also responsible for the changes to Södra's involvement in the Interiör segment.
"Södra is in the midst of an exciting phase with its sights set on the future. I am looking forward to helping lay the foundation for the priorities defined in the new Group strategy. They include continued investments and expansion of our core business, the processing of products and residual streams, digitisation and the development of family forestry," said Peter Karlsson.