Press release
13 May 2005, 16:00 CET

Per Lindberg new President and CEO

The Billerud Board of Director has decided to appoint Per Lindberg as President and CEO of Billerud as of August 1, 2005. Per Lindberg is 46 years old and Doctor of Engineering. Per Lindberg is at present CEO of Korsnäs AB, a position he has held since 2001. Per Lindberg succeeds Bert Östlund, who left the position of President on 1 March 2005. Peter Davidson, who has been acting President and CEO, will return to his position as Mill Manager of Skärblacka. - With his background and experience, Per Lindberg is an excellent choice, says Ingvar Petersson, chairman of the Board. Solna, May 13 2005 Billerud AB (publ) The Board of Directors For further information please contact: Ingvar Petersson, Chairman of the Board +46 070 595 7605