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Per Lindberg and Bo Risberg appointed new members of the Board of Nordstjernan AB


Per Lindberg, born 1959, M.Sc. and PhD, Chalmers University of Technology, is President and CEO of the publicly listed company BillerudKorsnäs. He was previously President of Korsnäs AB (2001-2005) and of Billerud (2005-2012). He is a Member of the Board of SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden and IVA Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences Division VIII – Forest Technology.

Bo Risberg, born 1956, has an MBA from IMD, Switzerland, and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University, Canada. During 1999-2013, he was employed by the Hilti group, Lichtenstein, where he was President from 2007. He previously held executive positions AT Kearney and in ABB in Sweden and Canada. He is Deputy Chairman of the Board of Grundfos Holding A/S, Member of the Board of Trelleborg AB and Chairman of the Board of Piab Group Holding AB.

At Nordstjernan’s Annual General Meeting, the following individuals were elected Members of the Board: Viveca Ax:son Johnson (Chairman), Antonia Ax:son Johnson (Deputy Chairman), Per Lindberg, Peter Leimdörfer, Tomas Nicolin and Bo Risberg. Marcus Storch has declined re-election following 17 years on the Board.

Questions will be answered by:
Antonia Ax:son Johnson
Chairman of the Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation
Telephone: +46 (0)8-701 61 00

Viveca Ax:son Johnson
Chairman of Nordstjernan AB
Telephone: +46 (0)8 788 50 18

Nordstjernan is a family-controlled investment company that creates growth in value through long-term and active ownership of Nordic companies. Investments are to be long-term. More information on Nordstjernan is available at

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