UPM’S president & CEO Jussi Pesonen elected chairman of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation

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The Board of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation has elected Mr. Jussi Pesonen, the President & CEO of UPM-Kymmene Corporation, as its chairman for 2007. Mr. Kari Jordan, the President & CEO of Metsäliitto Group, and Mr. Kai Korhonen, the Senior Executive Vice President of Stora Enso Corporation, were elected as deputy chairmen.

The elected Board members are Mr. Esa Karru, the Managing Director of Peterson Packaging Oy, Mr. Juha Kuusisto, the Managing Director of Veljet Kuusisto Oy, Mr. Jyri Nenonen, the Managing Director of Kinnaskoski Oy, Mr. Sverre Norrgård, the President & CEO of Myllykoski Oyj, and Ms. Sari Rämö, the Managing Director of SCA Packaging Finland Oy, to the Executive Committee. Karru and Kuusisto are new members on the Executive Committee.

The annual autumn meeting elected Mr. Mikko Helander, the Managing Director of M-real Ltd Corporation, Mr. Jouko Karvinen (from 28 March 2007), the Managing Director of Stora Enso Corporation, Mr. Reijo Svanborg, the Managing Director of Finndomo Oy, Mr. Sakari Wallin, the Managing Director of Puhos Board Oy, and Mr. Mikael Åbacka, the Managing Director of Stromsdal Oyj as new members of the Board. The number of Board members is 30.

The Finnish Forest Industries Federation’s annual autumn meeting took place on Friday, 17 November in Helsinki.

For more information www.forestindustries.fi