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Håvard Busklein appointed Managing Director at Norske Skog Skogn


Håvard Busklein (38) has been appointed Managing Director at Norske Skog Skogn AS. He has extensive operational knowledge from a number of positions and areas of responsibility at Norske Skog Skogn. He has been employed by Norske Skog Skogn for 14 years, however, with a short period as Technical Manager at Trønderbilene AS. Busklein has until recently been Project and Development Manager at Norske Skog Skogn. He also has a background as Maintenance Manager for 4 years as well as Operations Manager in the production of paper. 

Busklein has personal qualities that makes him particularly suitable as Managing Director. He has well developed cooperation skills and strong professional knowledge of wood processing processes. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Sør-Trøndelag University College in 2008.

 - We are very pleased to welcome Håvard Busklein as our new permanent Managing Director at Norske Skog Skogn. Together, we share the ambition to create as competitive Norske Skog Skogn as possible in this demanding industry. Skogn is a well-run mill with great potential for further development based on fibre as raw material. Busklein will contribute with operational wood processing experience, high ambitions and good cooperation skills to further develop and adapt the business to the future competitive environment, says Sven Ombudstvedt, CEO of Norske Skog ASA and chairman of Norske Skog Skogn AS.

Busklein demonstrates solid results and good relationships during his time at Norske Skog Skogn.

- I am highly motivated and ready for this new challenge. My career so far at Skogn has given me great expertise about Skogn and the paper industry. In collaboration with many skilled employees here at Skogn, I am sure that we will succeed in improving ourselves for the future, global competition, says Håvard Busklein, Managing Director of Norske Skog Skogn.

Håvard Busklein has served as Mill Director since Bjørn Einar Ugedal left the position on 1 October 2022.

About Norske Skog 
Norske Skog is a world leading producer of publication paper with strong market positions and customer relations in Europe and Australasia. The Norske Skog Group operates four mills in Europe, two of which will produce recycled containerboard following ongoing conversion projects. In addition, the Group operates one paper mill in Australia. Norske Skog aims to further diversify its operations and continue its transformation into a growing and high-margin business through a range of promising energy and bio product development projects. The Group has approximately 2 100 employees, is headquartered in Norway and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker NSKOG.

About Norske Skog Skogn 
Norske Skog Skogn has around 360 employees and a turnover of about NOK 3.0 billion as well as a production capacity of 480,000 tonnes of newsprint and packaging paper capacity with main markets in Europe.

12 October 2022

Norske Skog
Communications and Public Affairs

For further information:

Norske Skog media: 
Vice President Corporate Communication and Public Affairs 
Carsten Dybevig
Mob: +47 917 63 117

Norske Skog financial markets: 

Investor Relation Manager 
Even Lund
Email: even.lund (at) norskeskog.com
Mob: +47 906 12 919


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