Nedanstående kommentar lämnade SCAs styrelseordförande Sverker Martin-Löf idag den 19 januari till nyhetsbyrån Bloomberg med anledning av medieuppgifter i bland annat Dagens Industri.

SCA Chairman Says Board Has No Plans to Replace CEO Johansson

By Niclas Rolander

(Bloomberg) -- Svenska Cellulosa Chairman Sverker Martin-Loef says SCA's board has "solid confidence" in co.'s CEO Jan Johansson and has no plans to replace him.

• Martin-Loef says "there is a solid confidence in Jan Johansson on my part and on the part of the board -- he has done an outstanding job at SCA"

• Says there "are no plans whatsoever to separate him from his position"

• Martin-Loef comments in phone interview in response to article in Dagens Industri newspaper saying he may seek to replace CEO; Martin-Loef says reports are "inexplicable"