Kährs Holding appoints Eva Lindqvist and Johanna Arantola-Hattab to its Board of Directors alongside Anders Wassberg as new Chairman

– SWEDEN, Stockholm – Kährs Holding AB, announces that Anders Wassberg was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company at an extraordinary General Meeting. At the same time, Eva Lindqvist and Johanna Arantola-Hattab were elected to the Board.

Anders Wassberg, who has been a Board member since 2011, will be taking on the role as Chairman in connection with the statutory Board meeting on 16 March. Peter Therman was not a candidate for re-election. Other Board members Sven-Gunnar Schough, Carl Johan Falkenberg, Hannu Paitula and Bertel Langenskiöld were re-elected. As previously, the Board also includes two employee representatives, Stefan Karlsson and Jakob Jakobsson.

Anders Wassberg, born 1965, is President and CEO of Ballingslöv International AB and Board member of Inwido AB. Previous assignments include President of AB Gustaf Kähr and President of Beijer Byggmaterial AB.

Eva Lindqvist, born 1958, is Board member of Assa Abloy AB, Bodycote AB, Alimak Group AB, Caverion Oy, Mycronic AB, Sweco AB and Tieto Oy. Previous assignments include CEO of Xelerated Holding AB and TeliaSonera International Carrier.

Johanna Arantola-Hattab, born 1965, is a management consultant entrepreneur and a member of the Board of Workspace Oy. Previous assignments include Director, Iittala Brand and International Marketing, at Iittala Group and Brand Development Manager at Sonera (TeliaSonera).

About Kährs Holding AB

Kährs Holding AB (publ.) is a world-leading flooring manufacturer in hardwood and resilient flooring with a number of strong brands in its product portfolio, including Kährs, Karelia and Upofloor. The Company’s innovations have shaped the industry throughout history and Kährs Group is dedicated to providing the market with innovative new flooring solutions. Kährs Group, which delivers products to more than 70 countries, is the market leader in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Russia and holds a strong position in other key markets, such as the UK and Germany. The Group has approximately 1,550 employees and annual sales of EUR 300 million.

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