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Cristiano Teixeira



Cristiano Teixeira, Chief Executive Officer

He has more than 30 years’ professional experience in different sectors, such as pulp and paper, forestry, metallurgy, ceramics, and oil and gas. He has worked at Sumitomo Corporation, Ripasa, Sony, Duratex, and San Antonio. His career has taken in commercial, logistics, operational planning, and project areas.

He began his career at Klabin in 2011 as Supply Chain Director. He has also been Executive Director of the Corrugated Cardboard, Industrial Bags, Sackraft and Containerboard Paper Divisions, and Executive Director of Conversions and Commercial Papers. He has been the CEO of the company since April 2017.

He holds a degree in Foreign Trade from Paulista University, an MBA in International Trade from FIA, and a Master’s degree in Logistics from the Ecole Supérieure des Affaires (France). He is the Climate Ambassador of the United Nations Global Compact Network Brazil, and a member of the Business Leaders group at COP26 – the United Nations Conference of the Parties on Climate Change. He was appointed “International CEO of the Year” in 2021 by Fastmarkets RISI and has been listed by Época Negócios’ as a person committed to the future of the planet.


Klabin CEO interview

Day 2 2021

Tuesday, 9 November, 2021

  • Kalbin line of products: kraft linerboard & eucalyptus pulp-fiber Eukaliner
  • Purchase of the International Paper Brazil containerboard and corrugated packaging business

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