Stora Enso’s current EVP Human Resources Lars Häggström has decided to leave the company. After heading Stora Enso’s Human Resources for six years, he will take up the position of Executive in Residence at the Swiss-based business school IMD.
Malin Bendz, currently SVP Human Resources in Stora Enso’s Paper division, will be appointed as EVP Human Resources and member of the Group Leadership Team as of 1 November 2016. She has been with Stora Enso since year 2000, working in international human resources positions while being based in Sweden and Brazil. Furthermore, she has also worked in business development and purchasing. She holds a BSc degree in Personnel Management & Organisational Development and an MBA degree. Malin Bendz will be based in Stockholm.
“I am very happy to welcome Malin to our Group Leadership Team. With her extensive and diverse experience in the field of human resources, she will bring valuable insights to our business as we develop into a renewable materials growth company,” says Stora Enso’s CEO Karl-Henrik Sundström. “I would also like to thank Lars for his work in developing our human resources, especially in taking our leadership culture to a new level. I wish him all the best as he moves on to new challenges.”