Our Board of Directors

We are the only association in the consumer goods industry that is truly global, while embracing both retailers and manufacturers. We are also run by a unique Board, consisting of the global CEOs of 50 of our members. Take a look through the list of CEOs, and their respective companies, who are helping to drive positive change globally.

Magnus Groth is Magnus Groth was been appointed President and CEO of Essity Aktiebolag as of June 2017.

Prior to this, he served as President and CEO of the international forest company SCA from March 2015.

Magnus Groth was born in Sweden in 1963. He holds a Master of Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and a Master of Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Prior to his employment at SCA and now Essity, Magnus Groth was the CEO of Studsvik AB, a supplier of nuclear services to the international nuclear industry.

Magnus Groth is also member of the board of Acando AB.

About Essity

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company that develops, produces and sells Personal Care (Baby Care, Feminine Care, Incontinence Products and Medical Solutions), Consumer Tissue and Professional Hygiene products and solutions.

The company has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Essity used to be part of the SCA Group.


Board Co-Chair:
Manufacturing College 



Board Co-Chair:
Retailer College



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