Kenneth Nystén has been appointed as sales and marketing senior vice president for Iggesund Paperboard, Holmen.
Kenneth Nystén has a solid background in the pulp and paper industry, from various positions in companies such as Stora Enso and Metsä-Serla. He comes most recently from the Finnish chemicals company Kemira Oy.
Kenneth Nystén was born 1958 in Espoo, Finland. He holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Uppsala University and an MBA from Seton Hall University in the US.
Iggesund Paperboard president and CEO Daniel Peltonen said: “Kenneth is a driven business manager with a broad experience from leading positions within our industry, in particular the paperboard industry.
“ His proven ability to create strong results and motivated sales teams, will be of great importance as we move forward and further develop our paperboard business.”
The Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing is part of the Business Area Management team and reports to the President and CEO at Iggesund Paperboard.
“It will be a very inspiring and challenging task and I look forward to leading the successful sales organization at Iggesund Paperboard. Together we will continue to build on our strong position in the premium segment.
“My experience from living and working in Asia and North America will be valuable, as we aim to grow the paperboard business globally. In addition, I’m delighted to return to the Nordic forest industry and to move back to Sweden” says Kenneth Nystén.
Kenneth Nystén replaces Arvid Sundblad, who left Iggesund Paperboard in February 2018.