03 Mar 2003

New Executive Vice President in Norske Skog

Rob Lord (44), currently Vice President Marketing and Sales Australasia, is appointed Executive Vice President Australasia. He will join the Norske Skog global corporate management team.
Rob Lord takes up his new position from March 3 this year.
He succeeds David Kirk, who leaves Norske Skog to be CEO of a listed Australian company.
Rob Lord has been in his present function in Australasia since 2000, and has held leading positions in the region's pulp and paper industries since 1988. In his new function Rob Lord will be operationally responsible for sales & marketing and regional mills, and he will be representing Norske Skog with regional stakeholders as well as monitoring business opportunities in the region
Rob Lord was born and raised in New Zealand, but now resides in Sydney, Australia.

Oxen°en, March 3, 2003


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