Ongoing climate changes and threats to our environment makes it very important to work sustainable and take responsibility for climate footprint, both for business and individuals.
At Bona, there is considerable pride and passion in providing sustainable solutions for every wooden floor challenge in contrast to disposable products and overconsumption.
On this seminar Kerstin Lindell, CEO and president of Bona Group, will take you to a hundred-year journey focusing on the core of Bonas business model – sustainability and innovation. With a long-term commitment Bona have built a successful international company with a modern environmental profile always looking for new possibilities and ways of doing things to conserve the planet’s finite resources.
Kerstin Lindell is the CEO and President of Bona Group since 2007. Kerstin has a PhD in Polymer Chemistry and a double master’s degree in both Chemical Engineering and Business Administration. She has a genuinely interest for varnishes, adhesives and wood flooring maintenance products since her work as a Research and Development Manager for 14 years. Since 2007 Kerstin Lindell is CEO and President at Bona group and during that time she have transformed the family owned company to a sustainable value based and modern company with global presence. Today Bona is market leading in varnishes and finishing for hardwood floors with 17 subsidiaries, 70 distributors, 600 group employees and five factories around the world. Bona have a several times been nominated for different awards; In 2017 – Company of the year awarded by City of Malmö, In both 2016 and 2017 awarded by Veckans Affärer as Super company of the year and in 2014 Bona was honored with the Export Hermes award from Swedish Fund for Export Development for showing successful export growth. Kerstin Lindell has also been nominated for several awards for her skills in leadership. For instance; CEO of the year 2016 by Motivation.se, Leadership prize 2012 from Motivationshuset/Cronström and Leader of the year in 2010 by Mentor International.