Stora Enso appoints Lars Völkel as Head of Wood Products division
Stora Enso,Head of Wood Products division,Group Leadership Team,Sweden
Stora Enso has appointed Lars Völkel as EVP, Head of Wood Products division and a member of the Group Leadership Team. He will start on July 1, 2020 and be based in Stockholm, Sweden.
Lars Völkel is a German citizen who is currently the CEO of Ambibox GmbH, a renewable energy and electronic vehicle charging company in Germany. Previously he has worked as CEO at the Swiss company Franke Kitchen Systems, and as EVP Luxury retail & CEO of Poggenpohl at the European kitchen group Nobia. He has also held various managerial positions at Electrolux.
Lars Völkel brings a wide experience in management in all parts of the value chain with a specific focus on the commercial side. He has strong people management skills also in difficult business environments, and has the ability to translate strategy into action.
Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper.