05. Sep 2022
The Board of BioBag International AS (Askim, Norway) has appointed Patrik Fogelström as new CEO of the BioBag Group and Managing Director of the parent company BioBag International AS, which have been acquired in 2021 by the Novamont Group (Novara, Italy), a world leader in the development and production of biochemicals and compostable bioplastics.
more than 30 years, Patrick has worked in several senior management positions
with both start-up and multinational companies (including Tetra Pak), in B2B as
well as FMCG environments, with significant experience in the packaging sector.
He has invested most of his career in Leadership, Strategy, Sales, and
Marketing, being responsible for the business and its strategy at various
who holds a Master of Science in Business & Economics from the University
of Lund and completed various Executive Management programs at University of
Manchester and IMD Lausanne, commented: “The BioBag Group is an extremely
exciting business with great potential. I am looking forward to a close
cooperation with all parts of the Group in order to pursue our strategy and
achieve our growth targets as well as financial goals”.
Catia Bastioli, CEO of the Novamont Group and Chairman of BioBag International AS, commented: “We would like to welcome Patrik as our new CEO. He brings deep knowledge of the packaging industry and international operations. It is our firm belief that the experience he brings to BioBag will strengthen the whole Novamont group in our efforts to reach our ambitious goals. At the same time, the Board thanks Kjell Ivar for his dedication and great effort over the last eight years where he together with all employees has brought the group to where we are today”.
Ivar Bache, the previous CEO, will remain in the group for a period of time to
ensure a seamless transition.