Kalle Sundström

Advisory Board Member

Karl-Henrik (Kalle) was CEO of Stora Enso AB from 2014 to 2019, joining Stora Enso in August 2012 as CFO and member of the Group Leadership Team.  Stora Enso is one of largest wood, pulp and paper manufacturers in the world, listed on the Stockholm and Helsinki Stock Exchange, with 2019 sales exceeding € 10 bn. Before being appointed CEO, he was Executive Vice President for the Paper and Wood Products division and, prior to joining Stora Enso, he held the role as CFO of NXP Semiconductors from 2008 to 2012. Previously, he worked for 22 years at Ericsson, the Swedish telecoms firm, holding a number of high-level managerial positions, including Group Treasurer and Group CFO as EVP, Chairman of Latin America and India, as well as MD for Australia and New Zealand.

Kalle holds a degree in Business Administration, Finance and Accounting from Uppsala University, Sweden and participated in the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 1997.

Kalle is member of the board of Mölnlycke, Boliden, Vestas and NXP, chairman of the tax delegation for Swedish Business and Commerce and member of the board of the Marcus Wallenberg Foundation. In December 2019, he was awarded the decoration of Commander, First Class, of the Order of the Lion of Finland, by the President of Finland for long-term work benefiting Finnish interests. He is the new Chairman of CLC, Climate Leadership Coalition, driving the climate agenda forward.