Kährs appoints new president and CEO

12 September 2019

Kährs Group has announced the appointment of Johan Magnusson as its new group chief executive officer. He replaces Christer Persson.

Mr Magnusson brings years of experience in a range of pan-European and global companies and was most recently managing director at Owens Corning and senior vice-president of Paroc Technical Insulation.

“We are very happy to welcome Johan Magnusson to Kährs and are excited about him taking the company towards continued growth in the future and further development,” said Anders Wassberg, chairman of the board of Kährs. “With a proven track record of leading and growing businesses in our sector, he has the capabilities required to drive exceptional business performance by creating strategic clarity, driving commercialization and customer focus, while ensuring disciplined execution.”

“Kährs is a market leader with brands known for both tradition and a strong product and market offering. I am delighted to join Kährs as CEO and contribute with my experience to grow and strengthen the company further,” said Mr Magnusson.