17 Jul 2020
Perstorp Group has appointed Ulf Berghult as new CFO
Malmö July 17, 2020 - Ulf Berghult has been appointed new CFO at Perstorp Holding AB as of mid-February. Ulf is a senior executive with a very solid background, most recently he comes from the position as CFO at Trelleborg, a position he has held since 2012. Previous experience includes similar positions at companies like Thule Group, Dometic and Oriflame.
“I am excited to join Perstorp, which is a successful company with a long history and leading market positions in the specialty chemicals industry. I have been impressed by the professional and open spirit I have met, and I look very much forward to be part of the team and contribute with my experience”, says Ulf Berghult.
“It is very important that we can secure continuity in the CFO office, especially in these uncertain times. I am therefore very pleased to welcome Ulf Berghult, with his vast experience, to join us during this period. Ulf has relevant industrial experience and a proven track record of successfully having managed businesses in various stages, ownership and level of complexity. He will bring valuable and fresh perspectives from his previous positions”, says Jan Secher, President & CEO at Perstorp.
Johan Ryrberg, who temporarily holds up the CFO position after Magnus Heimburg left to become CEO at Preem, will secure continuity at the CFO office until Ulf Berghult is in place.
Ulf holds a BSc in Business Administration from Lund University, Sweden and will be based at Perstorp’s head office in Malmö.
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Perstorp Holding AB
SE-211 20 Malmö
+46 435 380 00
Notes for editors
Perstorp believes in improving everyday life – making it safer, more convenient and more environmentally sound for billions of people all over the world. As a world leading specialty chemicals company, our innovations provide essential properties for products used every day and everywhere. You’ll find us all the way from your car and mobile phone to towering wind turbines and the local dairy farm. Simply put, we work to make good products even better, with a clear sustainability agenda.
Founded in Sweden in 1881, Perstorp’s focused innovation builds on more than 135 years of experience, representing a complete chain of solutions in organic chemistry, process technology and application development. Perstorp has approximately 1,350 employees and manufacturing units in Asia, Europe and North America. Sales in 2019 amounted to 11.6 billion SEK.
Learn more at www.perstorp.com