New president and CEO for Stora Enso


The Board of Directors of Stora Enso, i.e. the Finnish-Swedish company active in the processing of forest products, has Annica Bresky, 44, as new president and CEO of the company of the company as of 1 December 2019. Until then, Stora Enso’s current CEO Karl-Henrik Sundström continues in his position. Bresky is currently Head of Stora Enso’s Consumer Board division.

«We are very happy to welcome Annica Bresky into her new position», says Stora Enso’s Chair of the Board of Directors, Jorma Eloranta.  «Annica brings extensive experience of our industry and has a solid business background. We consider her the most suitable person to continue developing Stora Enso’s strategy and businesses. She has a proven track record of driving growth and operational excellence and has a strong focus on customers and innovations. She is well equipped to lead the transformation of our sustainable renewable materials company».

«I am very honoured to have this opportunity», says Annica Bresky, CEO-designate. I am looking forward to continuing to build the future of Stora Enso together with our competent teams across the company. We are well positioned to grow with our customers and support their business with sustainable and innovative solutions».

«I have enjoyed my time with Stora Enso tremendously and am very happy to hand over the torch to Annica», resigning CEO Karl-Henrik Sundström says. «I wish her the best of luck in her new role. My focus for the remaining months will be to support a smooth transition of the leadership responsibilities».