The Organization

The mill in Lessebo was established in 1658 and we started to produce paper in 1693. Today, the manufacturing of paper is our main business.
Lessebo Paper AB is a privately owned company since 2013.

Board of directors

Organizational Structure

JOOL Invest is a privately owned investment company, and is the holding company of JOOL Group. It is a family-owned group with roots in the Swedish industrial tradition, managed by CEO Tom Olander. For over 40 years, JOOL have incorporated the Swedish entrepreneurial spirit and common sense into businesses that make a difference in order to reach strong market positions in their respective segments.

The companies in the JOOL Group are found throughout the Nordic region and in various industries, mainly focused in the wood- and paper industry as well as in the financial sector. Their philosophy is by having a long-term active ownership, build companies with through hard work and total commitment.

Bakers AB was established in 1985 in Lessebo, Sweden. Today, Bakers is the leading manufacturer of bakery utensils in the Nordic region. The focus is on high quality bakery trolleys and non-stick coated baking pans.

The Bakers Group consist of companies within several segments, such as environmentally friendly cleaning chemicals and packing tables.

The owner of the Bakers Group as well as the chairman of the board of directors at Lessebo Paper, Göran Johansson, was 2017 nominated for the Golden Gavel. The award was established in 2005 by Deloitte and the Swedish Academy of Directors. The aim of the award is to highlight and increase awareness of the crucial role of the chair in efficient, effective and business oriented board work.