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Paper company executive

Bo Erik Gunnar Berggren, Swedish paper company executive. Decorated King's medal of 12th Dimension with Ribbon of Order of Seraphim, Commander 1st class Order of Lion of Finland. Member Royal Academy Forestry and Agricultural, Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Royal Institute of Technology (board directors).

Background

Berggren, Bo Erik Gunnar was born on August 11, 1936 in Falun, Sweden. Son of Tage B. and Elsa (Hoglund) Berggren.

Education

MMetE, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Royal Institute of Technology, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 1996.

Career

Metallurgical engineer Research and Development STORA Kopparbergs Domnarvet Steelwork, Sweden, 1962-1968. Mill manager STORA Söderfors Specialty Steelworks, Sweden, 1968-1974. Executive vice president STORA, Falun, 1975-1978, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1984—1992, chairman board, Chief Executive Officer, 1992-1994, chairman board, 1994-1995, Stockholm, 1995-1998.

President Incentive, 1978-1984. Board directors, chairman ASTRA, 1993-1999, SAS Sverige AB/Federation Swedish Industries, 1992—2002. Board directors Danisco Aktieselskab Denmark.

Advisory council J.P Morgan International, 1989-1999. Advisory committee Robert Bosch International Beteiligungen AG.

Membership

Member Royal Academy Forestry and Agricultural, Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Royal Institute of Technology (board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, arts, tennis, skiing.

Connections

Married Gunbritt Haglund, 1962. Children: Erik, Karin, Charlotta, Klas.

father:
Tage B. Berggren

mother:
Elsa (Hoglund) Berggren

spouse:
Gunbritt Haglund

children:
Erik Berggren

Karin Berggren

Charlotta Berggren

Klas Berggren