Lars Fagerholm was appointed CEO of Maillefer on April 12, 2012. He has a broad international experience from several management positions, specifically from his extensive career with Albany International, the leading global supplier of technical paper machine clothing products to the pulp and paper industry.
Lars Fagerholm qualified in chemical engineering from Abo Akademi, Turku, Finland where he undertook MSc in paper technology and chemistry (polymer and composite chemistry) in 1989. Further in 1997 he holds an MBA content in management from Albany International Leadership Institute (Rensellaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management and Technology, USA).
His business background and experience in international business structures, technical, and manufacturing management is a great asset in leading the Maillefer group into achieving its mission of strengthened market leadership and stronger value provider to the industry.