SCA names Ulf Larsson as new President and CEO

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The distribution of the SCA Group’s hygiene and health company, Essity Aktiebolag (publ), approved by the 2017 Annual General Meeting, has now been completed. The forest products company SCA has a new Executive Management Team effective today.

In line with this, the Board of Directors has relieved Magnus Groth of his duties as President and CEO and appointed Ulf Larsson as President and CEO, and relieved Fredrik Rystedt of his duties as Executive Vice President of the forest products company SCA.

Magnus Groth and Fredrik Rystedt will remain in their positions at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) as President and CEO and Executive Vice President and CFO, respectively.

Ulf Larsson has been an employee of the SCA Group 1992. He has served as President of the Forest Products business area since 2008, which following the now completed distribution, comprises the forest products company SCA. He has also been Executive Vice President of the company since August 2016.

Toby Lawton will hold the position of CFO in the new Executive Management of the forest products company SCA. Toby Lawton holds a Master’s Degree and between 2014 and 2017 has held the position of CFO at Vinda International Holding Limited, listed on the Hong Kong Exchange.


The core of SCA’s business is the forest, 2.6 million hectares in northern Sweden. The company offers paper for packaging and print, pulp, wood products, renewable energy, services for forest owners and efficient transport solutions.