John Ahlström, ceo of the Coveright Group, has stepped down from his operational responsibilities. In his place Josef H Kagon (Dr rer nat) has joined Coveright as the new ceo. Mr Ahlström is currently continuing in Coveright’s employment to ensure a smooth transition.
Mr Ahlström, 60, has during his 16 years at Coveright developed the business from being largely a local European player into an international business. Coveright is today one of the largest suppliers of surfacing material for the wood based panels industry with operations worldwide.
Dr Kagon has a distinguished career holding senior management positions with world-renowned corporations such as Dow, Ciba-Geigy and Avery Dennison.