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lumber and forest executive

Hakan Vestergren, Swedish lumber and forest executive. Member Swedish Forestry and Agriculture Employers' Conference (chairman 1978), Swedish Employers' confederation (board directors), Tarkett (board directors), Swedish Forest Research Association (chairman 1992), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy Agriculture and Forestry, Swedish Society for Conservation of Nature, Falu Engineering Association.

Background

Vestergren, Hakan was born on January 1, 1930 in Jönköping, Sweden. Son of Herman Edvin and Elsa Ingeborg (Dahlberg).

Education

Diploma in forest engineering, Royal Forestry University, Stockholm, 1957.

Career

Regional manager Stora Kopparbergs Bergslags AB, Falun, Sweden, 1958-1966, woodlands manager Sweden, 1966-1971, vice president woodlands Sweden, 1971-1977. Vice president woodlands and timber Stora Kopparberg-Bergvik, Sweden, 1977-1979. President Bergvik och Ala AB, Söderhamn, Sweden, 1979-1985, Stora Forest, Falun, since 1985.

Executive vice president STORA, 1986-1992.

Membership

Member Swedish Forestry and Agriculture Employers' Conference (chairman 1978), Swedish Employers' confederation (board directors), Tarkett (board directors), Swedish Forest Research Association (chairman 1992), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy Agriculture and Forestry, Swedish Society for Conservation of Nature, Falu Engineering Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Carpentry, hunting.

Connections

Married Carin Näslund, August 16, 1958. Children: Monica, Lars.

father:
Herman Edvin Vestergren

mother:
Elsa Ingeborg (Dahlberg) Vestergren

spouse:
Carin Näslund

children:
Monica Vestergren

Lars Vestergren