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Johan Eliasch profile

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  • Johan Eliasch is the chairman of the sports equipment company Head
  • He is the UK PM's Special Representative on Deforestation and Clean Energy
  • Eliasch co-founded "Cool Earth," which saves areas of Amazon rainforest
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(CNN) -- Johan Eliasch has served as Chairman of the Management Board of Head N.V. and Group Chief Executive Officer since September 1995.

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Johan Eliasch, chairman and CEO of Head N.V.

He is the UK Prime Minister's Special Representative on Deforestation and Clean Energy.

He is also a board member of the Centre for Social Justice, a member of the Advisory Boards of Brasilinvest, Societe du Louvre and the British Olympic Association, Chairman of Starr Underwriting Agents, President of the Global Strategy Forum and a Patron of Stockholm University.

Along with Labour politician Frank Field, Eliasch co-founded the Cool Earth foundation, which seeks to buy areas of Amazon rainforest to save them from logging, and so reduce the world's carbon emissions.

Outside of work he is a keen sports enthusiast, taking part in world-class skiing events at super giant and giant slalom levels. E-mail to a friend E-mail to a friend

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