Anne Brunila appointed as President of Finnish Forest Industries Federation as of January 1st, 2006

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Executive Board of Finnish Forest Industries Federation has decided to propose to the Board of Directors of the Federation to appoint Ph. D. (Economics and Business Administration) Ms Anne Brunila (48), the next President of the Federation from the beginning of 2006.

Ms Brunila is currently Director General at the Economics Department of the Ministry of Finance in Finland. Prior to her current position since 2002, she has been Adviser to the Board at the Bank of Finland and she has held several senior economist positions in the Ministry of Finance in Finland, the Bank of Finland as well as in the European Commission.   

Mr Timo Poranen (62), President, Finnish Forest Industries Federation, will retire in the end of 2005 as agreed earlier.

For more information, please contact:

Mr Pekka Laaksonen, Chairman of the Board, Finnish Forest Industries Federation
Mr Timo Poranen, President, Finnish Forest Industries Federation, tel. +359 9 132 61
Ph. D., Ms Anne Brunila, tel +358 9 160 33191