CEO of Holmen Timber, Håkan Lindh, has decided to leave the company and will be succeeded on 1 February by Johan Padel. Johan Padel is 47 and his current position is at Siljan Wood Products AB, where he is CEO.

Categories: Holmen Timber , Sawn timber


Prior to this Johan Padel was President and CEO of Setra Group, Divisional Manager of Moelven Timber, CEO of IKEA’s subsidiary Swedwood Latvia Ltd, and CEO of AssiDomän Hasselfors Trä AB. He also has several years’ experience from the marketing side of the sawn timber industry.


“With its two modern, large-scale and cost-efficient units, Holmen Timber has great potential for further growth,” says Magnus Hall, President and CEO of Holmen. “Johan Padel has the skills and experience necessary to lead this growth in a positive direction.”


The CEO of Holmen Timber is part of Group management and reports to the CEO of the Holmen Group.





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