News

Persson Innovation Appoints Andreas Carlson as New CEO

Andreas Carlson, CEO and Global Sales Director at Persson Innovation.

Kumla, Sweden. Persson Innovation, a global company and market leading manufacturer of sustainable paper handles, has appointed Andreas Carlson, currently the Global Sales Director at Persson Innovation, as their new CEO. Carlson will assume his new role on February 1st.

Andreas Carlson takes on the role of CEO at Persson Innovation. The Board emphasizes that the company’s new CEO is accustomed to managing operations in times of change, where Carlson in his new role at Persson Innovation will continue to drive the development and growth journey for which they are already embarked.

“The Board is very pleased to welcome Andreas Carlson as the next CEO of Persson Innovation. He is a strong leader with a focus on sales and marketing, and has extensive experience in leading operations through change,” says Monika Gutén, Chair of the Board for Persson Innovation.

Andreas Carlson, who joined Persson Innovation as Global Sales Director in March 2021, has been  instrumental over the course of his first three years in restructuring and developing the company’s sales and marketing efforts. He now looks forward to taking on the role of CEO.

“It is a great honor for me to now be entrusted with the role of CEO at Persson Innovation. I am truly looking forward to this new assignment, where I together with our employees and customers, will continue to develop the company,” says Andreas Carlson, incoming CEO of Persson Innovation, and continues:

“For me, it is important that we continue the innovative development journey that we have already begun, where we continue to strengthen our global market position. We will also continue to set the agenda for a sustainable transition from plastic to paper within the packaging industry.”

Andreas Carlson brings several years of previous experience from global roles in senior positions into his new assignment. He will also continue in his current role as Global Sales Director until a successor is in place.


For inquiries and more information:

Andreas Carlson, Incoming CEO | +4679-067 76 10

Monika Gutén, Chair of the Board | +4672-145 05 70

Share

News archive

Swedish Politicians Explore Persson Innovation’s Global Success.

At the beginning of the week, Persson Innovation in Kumla, Sweden, welcomed Karin Johnson municipal councillor of Kumla (M), along with Members of the Swedish Parliament Mats Green (M) and Oskar Svärd (M). They wanted to learn more about Persson Innovation's history, what the company does, and also understand why a global company like Persson Innovation has stayed in the small town of Kumla. Read more

Are you our new Director of Global Sales?

Our current Director of Global Sales has taken on new challenging responsibilities at Persson Innovation, and we are now seeking his successor. We are a modern workplace with short decision-making processes and a strong customer focus. You will be offered a familial work environment combined with an international operation. Read more

Re-think packaging. Think smart. Think Stick-A-Grip.

Sustainability and practicality all rolled into one, Stick-A-Grip is a sustainable, paper handle that is applied directly to the packaging manually - a whole new way of putting a handle on your packaging that does not require an applicator machine and can be ordered in smaller batches. Read more

Persson Innovation’s Educational Tour: Promoting Sustainable Packaging Solutions at Leading Universities

In the beginning of November 2023, John Lee, Sales Manager in the US and South Korea, and Andreas Carlson, Director of Global Sales, embarked on a significant journey across two prominent universities in the United States - North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. Read more

Meet Bengt-Göran Soting – our new Chief Operating Officer

We welcome Bengt-Göran Soting, our new Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Persson Innovation. Bengt-Göran will have the overall responsibility for everything operational, I.e., production, purchasing, logistics, maintenance and associated personnel. Read more

PACK EXPO – we are here!

Persson Innovation is attending to PACK EXPO, exited to raise awareness of sustainable and innovative paper handles, to meet their existing customers and the future ones. Read more

Contact

Contact

USA
Ph: +1-630-730-5773
Fax: +1-630-428-8572
Email: sales@perssoninnovation.com

Europe
Ph: +46-19-569-262
Fax: +46-19-578-966
Email: sales@perssoninnovation.com

Read our privacy policy | reCAPTCHA from Google privacy policy and user terms.