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01.11.2017

Johan Björkenheim to join Metsäliitto Cooperative’s Board of Directors

The Supervisory Board of Metsä Group’s parent company, Metsäliitto Cooperative, elected forestry and agriculture entrepreneur Johan Björkenheim to be a new member of Metsäliitto Cooperative’s Board of Directors as of 1 January 2018. Björkenheim has a long time experience from forestry as well as from positions of trust in Metsäliitto Cooperative. He has been a member of the Representative Council during the years 1999–2011 and a member of the Supervisory Board as from 2011. more...
31.10.2017

Changes in SCA’s Group Management

Mats Sandgren will leave his position as President of Business Area Forest as of April 1 2018. He will work on as senior advisor in SCA’s corporate staff. He will continue to report to Ulf Larsson, SCA’s President and CEO. more...
31.10.2017

TAPPI Announces New Women in Industry Division

TAPPI has launched a new division to reflect the important and growing contributions of women professionals to TAPPI and the industry. The Women in Industry Division’s focus is to inspire and support the development of women in the pulp, paper, packaging, tissue, converting and associated forest products industries. Representing approximately 15% of TAPPI’s membership, the new division includes more than 175 dynamic professionals who have driven its growth. more...
30.10.2017

Petra Einarsson appointed new CEO of BillerudKorsnäs

The Board of Directors of BillerudKorsnäs has appointed Petra Einarsson new President and CEO of the company. Petra succeeds Per Lindberg who is, after 12 successful years, leaving BillerudKorsnäs on his own request for a new assignment. Petra Einarsson will assume her new position at the turn of the year 2017-2018. more...
26.10.2017

Fisher International Names Deborah Sauer as Global Head of Marketing

Fisher International, business intelligence and strategy consultant to the pulp and paper industry, has announced Deborah Sauer will serve as Global Head of Marketing. In this role she joins Fisher’s leadership team with responsibility for strategic marketing, branding and communications. more...
02.10.2017

Nomination Committee at Holmen

Holmen’s Annual General Meeting has decided that the Nomination Committee shall consist of the Chairman of the Board and one representative of each of the company’s three largest shareholders (in terms of voting rights) as of 31 August each year. more...
28.09.2017

Xiangdong Zhu appointed Area President, China at Valmet's Executive Team

Mr. Xiangdong Zhu (B.Sc. (Eng.), MBA) has been appointed Area President of Valmet's China area as of 1 October, 2017. He will be a member of Valmet's Executive Team and report to President and CEO Pasi Laine. more...
18.09.2017

Succession at the top of Voith Group decided

The Shareholders' Committee of Voith Management GmbH has decided about the succession of Dr. Hubert Lienhard, long-standing President and CEO of the Management Board. Stephan Schaller, currently member of Voith Shareholders’ Committee and head of the global motor-cycle division of BMW Group, has been appointed as successor. more...
18.08.2017

KaiCell Fibers appoints Esko Nenola as Director of Wood Supply

Finland’s KaiCell Fibers Ltd has appointed Esko Nenola, Forest Engineer, M.Sc. (Business Administration), Director of Wood Supply for the company’s biorefinery venture in Paltamo. He brings extensive international experience in wood sourcing and the entire forest relates value chain, as well as having taken part in corporate restructuring and other strategic tasks. Among his previous management position he was leading the mechanical wood processing operations of Swedwood/IKEA in Russia. more...
28.07.2017

Changes in Valmet's Executive Team

The following appointments are made as of October 1, 2017. Jukka Tiitinen is appointed Area President, Asia Pacific. Jukka is currently holding the position of Business Line President, Services at Valmet. Aki Niemi is appointed Business Line President, Services Business Line. more...

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