Sweden's Setra names Kaj Tönsberg as market and sales manager for company's new Building Products & Systems business, Krister Norberg as operations manager of Plusshus subsidiary

SOLNA, Sweden , April 11, 2014 (press release) – Kaj Tönsberg will be the new Market and Sales Manager for Setra’s Building Products & Systems business area. Krister Norberg has been appointed as Operations Manager of the subsidiary Plusshus which is part of the business area.

In order to further strengthen the offering of processed wood products for construction and homes, at the beginning of the year Setra created a new business area, Building Products & Systems. The business area brings together Setra’s expertise throughout the entire value chain from building products to prefabricated homes. The customer offering includes everything from glulam, solid wood floors and claddings to industrial-scale building systems. Nils Clausén has been Manager of the Building Products & Systems business area since 1 February.

Kaj Tönsberg will be the new Market and Sales Manager for Setra’s Building Products & Systems business area. Kaj joins Setra from the floor manufacturer BerryAlloc, which is part of the Beaulieu International Group, where in his role as Nordic Sales Manager he was responsible for the professional floors and walls market in the Nordic countries as well as for global contracts and projects. Earlier positions include operational and sales responsibility at modular home manufacturer Hjältevadshus and with the IT teaching materials company Docendo. Kaj Tönsberg will take up his new position on 1 June.

Krister Norberg has been appointed as Operations Manager of Setra’s subsidiary Plusshus with factories for industrial-scale house building in Kristinehamn and Skellefteå. Krister has been head of production and operational development at Plusshus since December 2012. His previous roles included responsibility for production, market and technology at Hjältevadshus and Volvo Buses, among others. Krister Norberg took up his new position on 1 March.

For further information, please contact:

Nils Clausén, Business Area Manager Setra Building Products & Systems

Telephone: +46 8 705 03 00, Mobile: +46 706 50 83 92

Photos of Kaj Tönsberg and Krister Norberg are available at www.setragroup.com/managers

Setra is one of Sweden’s largest wood products companies and a leading player in Europe. We offer eco-certified wood products for interiors and construction to customers in the building materials trade and industry. The Group has approximately 900 employees and annual sales of approximately SEK 4.1 billion. Exports to Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia account for almost 60% of sales. Read more at www.setragroup.com

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