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Katerra names Paal Kibsgaard new CEO

Katerra, CEO, new appointment

Katerra named Paal Kibsgaard as CEO. Paal joined Katerra in 2019 as its Chief Operating Officer and has served on Katerra’s Board of Directors since 2016. Kibsgaard succeeds outgoing CEO and co-founder Michael Marks. Before Katerra, Kibsgaard was the chairman and CEO of Schlumberger Limited. During his tenure at Schlumberger, Kibsgaard also …

The Altendorf Group appoints new CEO

Altendorf Group, CEO, new appointment, leadership, manangement

On the 20th April, Peter Schwenk has joined the Altendorf Group as the new CEO. Mr. Schwenk has a history in the machine building industry with substantial experience and knowledge working for companies such as Kannegiesser, PFAFF Industrial AG and EWAG AG (United Grinding Group) as a CEO and further as Managing Director for the LAPP Group cable …

Swedish Forest Industries Federation elects Henrik Sjolund as Chairman

Swedish Forest Industries Federation, chairman, new appointment, leadership

Henrik Sjölund, President and CEO of Holmen, has been elected Chairman of the Swedish Forest Industries Federation, whose members last year generated 10% of the Swedish net export value. There are indeed plenty of challenges, but also opportunities, facing Henrik Sjölund as he steps onboard as Chairman of the Swedish Forest Industries …

Mohawk Industries names Frank H. Boykin CFO

Mohawk Industries, CFO, new appointment, flooring

Mohawk Industries, Inc. appoints Frank H. Boykin as CFO, effective April 15, 2020. Glenn Landau, former CFO, will leave the company to pursue other interests. Boykin, previously served as Mohawk’s CFO from 2005 to 2019. He initially joined the company as corporate controller in 1993. Boykin retired in 2019 and has continued to support the …

Komatsu Forest appoints Jens Bengtsson as new CEO

CEO, Komatsu Forest, new appointment

Jens Bengtsson will take up the position as CEO of Komatsu Forest AB. Jens has worked in the company for 11 years and has recently held both the role of CFO and COO.  Former CEO Mitsuru Ueno is now taking on a new role as Senior Fellow for the Forest Division of the parent company Komatsu Ltd. During his time as CEO, he has had two …

New Forests appoints Ents Forestry for planned hardwood plantation acquisition in Australia

New Forests has appointed Ents Forestry, appointed, plantation assets, Peppermint Estate, Western Australian

Australia-based forestry investor New Forests has appointed Ents Forestry Pty Ltd to manage the plantation assets of Peppermint Estate Pty Ltd in Western Australian. Peppermint Estate is owned by New Forests’ Australia New Zealand Forest Fund 3 (ANZFF3), an institutional investment fund that targets long-term, sustainable management of …