Esa Kaikkonen appointed Metsä Group’s Executive Vice President, Strategy

Metsä Group Stock Exchange Release

Published: 08/12/2016 09:30

​LL.M. Esa Kaikkonen has been appointed Metsä Group’s Executive Vice President, Strategy as of March 1, 2017. Kaikkonen continues also in his current role as Executive Vice President, Metsä Wood. He is a member of Metsä Group’s Executive Management Team and reports to President and CEO Kari Jordan.

Before his position as Executive Vice President, Metsä Wood, Kaikkonen worked as Metsä Group’s General Counsel during 2003–2012.

Metsä Group’s Executive Vice President, Strategy since 2006 Hannu Anttila, will retire on May 1, 2017.

METSÄ GROUP

For further information, please contact:
Juha Laine, Senior Vice President, Communications, Metsä Group, tel. +358 10 465 4541
 
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Metsä Group is a forerunner in bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Group focuses on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh forest fibre paperboards and tissue and cooking papers.

Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5.0 billion in 2015, and it employs approximately 9,600 people. The Group operates in some 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and is owned by approximately 116,000 Finnish forest owners.