Central National Gottesman Inc.’s Central National Division Opens Sweden Office with Africa-Focused Trading Team from Price & Pierce

PURCHASE, NY – March 14, 2019 – The Central National division of Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG) today announced the opening of Central National Sweden, AB, a new trading company that will focus on paper, paperboard and packaging sales in sub-Saharan Africa and other emerging markets.

Central National Sweden was established along with a team of traders formerly responsible for the Africa business of Price & Pierce, and will be based in Gothenburg, Sweden.

“We are excited to expand our trading activities in sub-Saharan Africa, a growing part of the world economy,” said Michael Jones, Executive Vice President of Central National. “By bringing on a well-established trading team with long-standing customer relationships, we are gaining an immediate platform to grow significantly in the region.”

Calle Rendahl, Managing Director of Central National Sweden, added that the team has already experienced several years of success in the region, and is looking forward to additional growth.

“This new cooperation with Central National will provide us with an exciting opportunity to build on our already solid foundation in the region,” said Rendahl. “We are particularly excited to leverage the expanded product and service resources of CNG to expand our offering to our customers.”

For further information, please contact Central National Sweden at info@cnsweden.com.

About Central National Gottesman Inc.
Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG) is a ~$6 billion sales and distribution organization that owns businesses in the global pulp, paper, tissue, packaging, wood products and metals industries. Founded in 1886 and headquartered in Purchase, NY, CNG employs more than 2,900 people in 28 countries around the world. CNG is privately held, and builds on more than 133 years of family ownership, market knowledge and adaptability to create value for clients around the world. To learn more, please visit www.cng-inc.com.