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Robert Vaenerberg

Sales Director WKL

Metsä Board

Robert Vænerberg is responsible for Metsä Boards white kraftliner business in the Americas. He joined Metsä Board in August 2019 and moved to the Metsä Board Americas office in Norwalk, CT in September. For Robert this is a return to familiar pastures: from 1990-1998 Robert had led the FINNBOARD and Metsä-Serla US sales office where he, among others, spearheaded the introduction of Kemi coated liners into the market. Between 1998 and 2008 Robert worked in Corporate Finance in London, UK, first with Salomon Smith Barney / Citigroup focusing on paper and packaging industry coverage and then with ABN AMRO / RBS in Private Equity coverage. In 2009 Robert joined the premium quality semi-chemical medium producer Powerflute as VP Sales and Marketing. After the 2018 takeover of Powerflute by Mondi, Robert became responsible for Mondi´s containerboard grades in Iberia and the Americas, a position he held until July 2019.

Robert holds an MBA degree from Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU.


Panel Discussion: Lightweight Linerboard: The continued trend for lighter materials

Day Two

Friday, 15 November, 2019

  • Exploring supply and demand for lightweight linerboard across Europe and North America
  • Machinery innovations and technology advances

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