Board of Directors

Mr Daniel Dayan, Chairman of the Board

Daniel Dayan is an experienced chairman of global businesses, currently at thermal-processing services provider Bodycote plc and specialty chemicals producer Aquaspersions, in addition to his role at CellMark.

Daniel’s career has included senior roles in general management, operations and corporate development over 35 years, most recently as chairman of Low & Bonar plc and Portals International, and previously as CEO of Klöckner Pentaplast, LINPAC Group and Fiberweb plc. He holds a degree in engineering from Cambridge University and lives in London, UK.

Mr Thomas Hedberg, Non-Executive Director

Co-founder and Non-Executive Director of CellMark. Thomas is currently Chairman of Hills Golf AB and Hills Villastad, a property project owned by Hills Golf AB and Veidekke AB, board member of Svenska Mässans Trust, Stadshus AB and Demokraterna.

Additionally, Thomas is a member of the Västra Götaland Region Council and deputy member of the Gothenburg Council.

Previous roles include directorships of Basic Chemicals Solutions LLC, Crossroads AB, Atlantica AB, Belgfast AB and Benefast AB.

Mr Jimmy Derrico, Executive Director

President of CellMark’s Recycling division and intimately involved in the growth of Cellmark’s Recycling Group since 1990. Jimmy is the 4th generation of his family in the Recycling industry and is a lifetime veteran of the Recycling industry, with extensive hands-on experience and knowledge of all facets of the industry.

Jimmy attended Boston College (School of Management).

Mr Ola Cronholm, Non-Executive Director

Investment Manager at Neudi & C:o (formerly Ernström & C:o), where Ola is involved in several different investments.

Prior to Neudi & C:o, Ola served as CFO and Investment Manager at Profura AB, a family-owned investment house based in Gothenburg. During this period, Ola had board positions in several companies within the Swedish wood industry. Prior to Profura, Ola has had positions at IK Investment Partners in London and Arthur Andersen auditing.

Ola holds a master’s degree in Financial Economics.

Mr Henrik Forsberg Schoultz, Non-Executive Director

CEO at Neudi & C:o (formerly Ernström & C:o). At Neudi & C:o Henrik was earlier responsible for the investment organization. Prior to Neudi & C:o, Henrik was an investment professional at Nordstjernan, family-owned investment company, where he was co-responsible for Etac Group and Bygghemma Group. Henrik has also worked at McKinsey & Company where he supported numerous different (+20) clients with strategic topics.

In addition to his role at CellMark, Henrik is on the board of directors of Platzer, Ernströmgruppen, and Apotea.

Mr Doug Smith, Executive Director

President of CellMark’s Pulp division, CellMark’s founding division now including the Energy and Nordic Caustic groups. Doug has been in the pulp industry for over 20 years and has worked for both the agency and producer side of the industry.

Doug started his career as an entrepreneur in Retail with two successful leisure product stores in Ontario, Canada, before joining the pulp industry in 1994. He has also launched and managed a start-up manufacturing facility in the specialty wood panel industry introducing the world’s first engineered coated board.

Doug also sits on the Board of the PaperSeed Foundation, CellMark’s fully funded charitable arm.

Mr Christer Simrén, Executive Director

President and CEO, CellMark. Christer has extensive Board and Executive experience and has served as Member of Kinnevik Group Management, Executive Advisor for Accent Equity Partners, as COO and EVP at BillerudKorsnäs AB, as President and CEO at Korsnäs AB, as President and CEO at Nordic Paper Bäckhammar AB and as MD and Founder of Mediabricks AB.

Christer holds a PhD, i.e Dr Sc Industrial Management & Economics and a Master of Science in Business, Accounting and Finance and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Mrs Johanna Lamminen, Non-Executive Director

Johanna Lamminen is the CEO of Novana, a Nordic company focusing on the production of critical raw materials. Prior to Novana, Johanna served 7 years as the CEO of the Finnish energy company Gasum. She has extensive experience in the energy and finance sectors, and in organizational and business development.

Johanna is also on the Board of Directors of Mandatum Plc and Alisa Pankki Plc. Earlier, she was also a member of the Board of Directors of Sampo Plc (2019-2023), Tieto Plc (2016–2019), Evli Bank Plc (2016–2019), and Cargotec Corporation (2017-2024). In addition, she chairs the Board of Directors of Savonlinnan Opera Festival and is a member of the Board of Directors of ETLA Economic Research and the Board of Directors of the Finnish Business and Policy Forum (EVA). Johanna holds a Doctor of Science degree (Technology) and an MBA degree.