UPM’s President & CEO Jussi Pesonen elected Chairman of the Board at the Finnish Forest Industries Federation for 2008

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Mr. Kari Jordan, the President and CEO of Metsäliitto Group, and Mr. Aulis Ansaharju, the Senior Vice President Graphic Papers of Stora Enso Corporation, were elected as deputy chairmen.

The elected Executive Committee members elected are Mr. Matti Hilli, the Managing Director of Vapo Oy; Mr. Esa Karru, the Managing Director of Peterson Packaging Oy; Mr. Juha Kuusisto, the Managing Director of Veljet Kuusisto Oy; Mr. Sverre Norrgård, the President & CEO of Myllykoski Oyj, and Ms. Sari Rämö, the Managing Director of SCA Packaging Finland Oy. Mr. Hilli is a new member on the Executive Committee.

The Annual autumn Meeting elected Mr. Aulis Ansaharju, the SVP Graphic Papers of Stora Enso Oyj; Mr. Kari Kalliala, the Managing Director of Loparex Oy; Mr. Jouni Kostama, the Vice Managing Director of Sunila Oy; Mr. Juha Koukka, the CEO of Savon Sellu Oy and Mr. Pertti Lehti, the President and CEO of Finndomo Oy as new members of the Board. The Federation’s Board has 32 members.

The Finnish Forest Industries Federation’s annual autumn meeting took place on Friday, 16 November, in Helsinki.

For more information www.forestindustries.fi

Finnish Forest Industries Federation – Board members in 2008

The Finnish Forest Industries Federation’s Board of Directors has 32 members in 2008. Board has five new members.

Jussi Aine                           Puustelli Group Oy
Aulis Ansaharju                 Stora Enso Oyj
Mikko Helander                  M-real Corporation
Matti Hilli                              Vapo Oy
Arto Huurinainen               Tornator Oy
Christian Ivars                    Jujo Thermal Oy
Kari Jordan                         Metsäliitto Group
Kari Kalliala                        Loparex Oy
Kalle Kantola                      Haapajärven Ha-Sa Oy
Esa Karru                            Peterson Packaging Oy
Jouko Karvinen                  Stora Enso Corporation
Keijo Kopra                         Versowood Corporation
Jouni Kostama                  Sunila Oy
Juha Koukka                      Savon Sellu Oy
Juha Kuusisto                    Veljet Kuusisto Oy
Pasi Lahtinen                     Visuvesi Oy
Pertti Lehti                          Finndomo Oy
Risto Mätäsaho                  PRT-Forest Oy
Lauri Nakari                        Kuhmo Oy
Jyri Nenonen                       Kinnaskoski Oy
Kari Nikkanen                     Olavi Räsänen Oy
Sverre Norrgård                  Myllykoski Corporation
Martti Pernanen                  Vest-Wood Suomi Oy
Jussi Pesonen                   UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Olli Poutanen                      ER-Saha Oy
Kyösti Pöyry                         Paperinkeräys Oy
Sari Rämö                           SCA Packaging Finland Oy
Mauri Saarelainen             Honkarakenne Oyj
Markku Tynkkynen             UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Jouko Virranniemi             Pölkky Oy
Sakari Wallin                      Puhos Board Oy
Mikael Åbacka                    Stromsdal Oyj