Kari Jordan continues as chairman of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation

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The Board of Directors of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation has chosen Kari Jordan, President & CEO of the Metsäliitto Group, to continue its chairman in 2010. UPM CEO Jussi Pesonen and Stora Enso Country Manager Juha Vanhainen were chosen as deputy chairmen. 

In addition to the chairmen, the Board also chose the following members to its Executive Committee: Managing Director Matti Hilli from Vapo Oy; Managing Director Pekka Kopra from Versowood Oy, CEO Sverre Norrgård from Myllykoski Oyj and Group Managing Director Pertti Lehti from Finndomo Oy. Managing Director Sari Rämö from SCA Packaging Finland Oy is a new Executive Committee member.

In total, 30 member company representatives were selected to the Board of Directors of the Federation in 2010. The new members of the Board are CEO Peter Hutton from Jujo Thermal Oy and CEO Lauri Junnila from Pankaboard Oy.

The annual autumn meeting of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation was held in Helsinki on Friday 20 November 2009.

See the attached list for details on the composition of the Board of Directors in 2010.

Further information:
www.forestindustries.fi

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Board of Directors of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation 2009

Managing Director Jussi Aine   Puustelli Group Oy
CEO Mikko Helander   M-real Oyj
Managing Director Matti Hilli   Vapo Oy
CEO Peter Hutton   Jujo Thermal Oy
CEO Arto Huurinainen   Tornator Oy
CEO Kari Jordan   Metsäliitto Group
CEO Lauri Junnila   Pankaboard Oy
Managing Director Kari Kalliala   Mondi Lohja Oy
Managing Director Kalle Kantola   Haapajärven Ha-Sa Oy
Managing Director Esa Karru   Peterson Packaging Oy
CEO Jouko Karvinen   Stora Enso Oyj
CEO Pekka Kauranen   Harvestia Oy
Managing Director Pekka Kopra   Versowood Oy
CEO Juha Koukka   Savon Sellu Oy
General Manager Juha Kuusisto   Veljet Kuusisto Oy
Group Managing Director Pertti Lehti   Finndomo Oy
Managing Director Lauri Nakari   Kuhmo Oy
Managing Director Jyri Nenonen   Kinnaskoski Oy
Executive Vice President Kari Nikkanen   Olavi Räsänen Oy
CEO Sverre Norrgård   Myllykoski Oyj
CEO Jussi Pesonen   UPM-Kymmene Oyj
Managing Director Olli Poutanen   ER-Saha Oy
Managing Director Kyösti Pöyry   Paperinkeräys Oy
Managing Director Sari Rämö   SCA Packaging Finland Oy
Chairman of the Board Pekka Sairanen   Puusepänteollisuus ry
Mill Director Martti Savelainen   Sappi Finland I Oy
Executive Vice President Hans Sohlström   UPM-Kymmene Oyj
Country Manager Juha Vanhainen   Stora Enso Oyj
Managing Director Jouko Virranniemi   Pölkky Oy
Managing Director Sakari Wallin   Puhos Board Oy