Petri Helsky starts as the CEO of Metsä Tissue on 16 April

Metsä Group Stock Exchange Release 16 March 2015 at 3.00 pm (EET)
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Metsä Group Stock Exchange Release  16 March 2015 at 3.00 pm (EET)

Petri Helsky, M.Sc (Chem. Eng.), M.Sc (Econ), 48, will start as the CEO of Metsä Tissue Corporation and as a member of Metsä Group’s Executive Management Team as of 16 April 2015.

Metsä Group published a stock exchange release concerning Helsky’s appointment on 12 January 2015.

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For more information, please contact:
Reeta Kaukiainen, Senior Vice President, Metsä Group, tel. +358 10 465 4541, +358 50 522 0924

Metsä Group is a responsible forest industry group whose products’ main raw material is renewable and sustainably grown northern wood. Metsä Group focuses on tissue and cooking papers, fresh forest fibre paperboards, pulp, wood products, and wood supply and forest services. Its high-quality products combine renewable raw materials, customer-orientation, sustainable development and innovation. Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5 billion in 2014, and it employs approximately 10,500 people. The Group operates in some 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and is owned by approximately 122,000 Finnish forest owners.

With its high-quality tissue and cooking papers, Metsä Tissue makes life more comfortable for consumers, customers and end-users every day. Metsä Tissue is a leading tissue paper products supplier to households and professionals in Europe and the world’s leading supplier of baking and cooking papers. Our main brands are Lambi, Serla, Mola, Tento, Katrin and SAGA. With production units in six countries, we employ a total of about 2,800 people. Our sales in 2014 were EUR 1 billion. Metsä Tissue is part of Metsä Group.