Kari Jordan to be chairman of the Board of Directors of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation

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UPM CEO Jussi Pesonen and Stora Enso Country Manager Juha Vanhainen were chosen as deputy chairmen.

The Board of Directors also chose the following member company representatives to serve on its Executive Committee: Matti Hilli (Vapo Oy), Esa Karru (Peterson Packaging Oy), Pekka Kopra (Versowood Oy), Sverre Norrgård (Myllykoski Oy) and Pertti Lehti (Finndomo Oy). Juha Vanhainen, Pekka Kopra and Pertti Lehti are new Executive Committee members.

In total, 32 member company representatives were selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation in 2009. The new members of the Board are Pekka Kauranen (Harvestia Oy), Hans Sohlström (UPM) and Pekka Sairanen (Domus Yhtiöt).

The annual autumn meeting of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation was held in Helsinki on Friday 24 November 2008.

Composition of the Board of Directors in 2009:

Managing Director Jussi Aine                
Puustelli Group Oy

CEO Mikko Helander
M-real Oyj

Managing Director Matti Hilli
Vapo Oy

CEO Arto Huurinainen
Tornator Oy

CEO Christian Ivars
Jujo Thermal Oy

CEO Kari Jordan
Metsäliitto Group

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

Managing Director Jouni Kostama
Sunila Oy

CEO Juha Koukka
Savon Sellu Oy

General Manager Juha Kuusisto
Veljet Kuusisto Oy

Managing Director Pasi Lahtinen
Visuvesi 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 Mauri Saarelainen
Honkarakenne Oyj

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

Managing Director Mikael Åbacka
Stromsdal Oyj

Chairman of the Board Pekka Sairanen
Domus Yhtiöt Oy

Further information: www.forestindustries.fi