Appointments in Metsä Board's Technology organisation and in the pre-engineering project of Kaskinen FBB mill

Metsä Board Corporation press release 21.09.2022
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Tero Ojala has been appointed Project Director as of 1 October 2022. He will report to Ari Kiviranta, SVP Technology and moves to Metsä Board from the position of UPM's Project Director. As of October 1, 2022 Ojala will work as Project Director in the pre-engineering project of the Metsä Board Kaskinen folding boxboard mill. In matters related to this project, Ojala will report to Metsä Board’s CEO Mika Joukio.

As of October 1, 2022, Project Director Aki Saarinen will be responsible for the pre-engineering of the paperboard machine and pulping and stock preparation in the pre-engineering project of the Kaskinen folding boxboard mill. In this project, Saarinen will report to Tero Ojala.

Further responsibilities related to the pre-engineering project will be announced later.

For further information:
Marjo Halonen, VP Communications, Metsä Board
Mobile: +358 (0)50 598 7046


Metsä Board

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards. We focus on lightweight and high-quality folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. The pure fresh fibres we use in our products are a renewable and recyclable resource, that can be traced back to sustainably managed northern forests. We are a forerunner in sustainability, and we aim to have completely fossil free mills and raw materials by the end of 2030.

Together with our customers we develop innovative packaging solutions to create better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. In 2021 our sales totaled EUR 2.1 billion, and we have around 2,400 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Metsä Group

Metsä Group leads the way in the bioeconomy. We invest in growth, developing bioproducts and a fossil free future. The raw material for our products is renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. We focus on the growth sectors of the forest industry: wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards, and tissue and greaseproof papers.

Metsä Group’s annual sales is approximately EUR 6 billion, and we have around 9,500 employees in 30 countries. Our international Group has its roots in the Finnish forest: our parent company is Metsäliitto Cooperative owned by nearly 100,000 forest owners.

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