The current President of Plannja, Anders Berg, will take up the position of Head of Supply Chain in the APAC (Asia and Pacific) business area as from January 1, 2010 and will be stationed in Shanghai, China. At the same time, Karl-Gustav Ramström, currently Head of Division, SSAB Plate, will become the new Chairman of the Board of Plannja AB. As from January 1, 2010 Karl-Gustav Ramström will hold the position of Group Head of Marketing and Business Development and Head of Marketing for the EMEA business area. Karl-Gustav Ramström replaces Mikael Nyquist as Chairman of the Board of Plannja. Other directors comprise, as previously, Anna Vikström Persson, Mikael Nolborg and Per Bondemark. Marco Wirén is leaving Plannja's Board. Mikael Nyquist and Anders Berg will continue to act in an advisory capacity to the Board and President of Plannja. Plannja AB is a wholly-owned subsidiary within the SSAB Group and is one of Europe's leading brands within processed strip products for the construction market.