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posted on 2 May, 2016

Change in management of GFA Certification

As of May 2016, Jörn Ackermann has assumed the position of Managing Director with GFA Certification. He holds an MSc degree in wood sci­ence and technology and has worked as a consultant in the wood and forest sector. Since 2009, he has been working for GFA Cer­tification as a freelance auditor. He replaces Carsten Huljus who, after 14 years with GFA as Managing Di­rector and shareholder, resigned in April 2016. Carsten Huljus was appointed CEO of the Sustainable Biomass Partner­ship (SBP) as a certification system and standard setter for sustainably sourced woody biomass. GFA Certification with headquarters in Hamburg is one of the leading certification bodies regarding FSC®- and PEFC™ certifica­tion services. Since it’s founding in 1999 GFA has certified more than 950 com­panies from the wood, paper and forestry sector in 37 countries according to FSC and PEFC™ standards (FSC® A000511 and PEFC/04-04-0099).


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by  Jörn Ackermann