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Norske Skog CEO steps down

01 Apr 2019 − 

Nils Petter Wright has left Norway's publication paper producer Norske Skog after only four months at the helm of the company.

Norway's newsprint and magazine paper manufacturer Norske Skog announced last Friday the departure of the company's CEO Nils Petter Wright with immediate effect.

"Niels Petter Wright has decided, in full agreement with the board and with immediate effect, to step down as the CEO of Norske Skog AS.[...] During the last few months Niels Petter Wright and the Board of Directors have experienced that they have different views on how to further develop company operations," the company explained.

Norske Skog's former CEO and the current Chairman of the Board, Sven Ombudstvedt will serve as the interim CEO until a new CEO has been found, according to Norske Skog.

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