Appointments in Metsä Group's management

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Jaakko Anttila has been appointed EVP, Metsä Wood as of January 1, 2022. Metsä Wood is responsible for Metsä Group's wood products business. Anttila has worked in Metsä Group's pulp and sawn timber business, Metsä Fibre, in various management positions since 2011. He will move to his new role from the position of Metsä Fibre's SVP, Pulp Production.

Juha Jumppanen has been appointed EVP, Metsä Forest as of November 1, 2021. Metsä Forest is responsible for Metsä Group’s wood sourcing and forest services. Jumppanen has worked at Metsä Forest in various positions related to wood sourcing and forest services since 2000. He will move to his new role from the position of SVP, Finnish Wood Trade and Forest Services.

In their new positions, Anttila and Jumppanen report to Metsäliitto Cooperative's COO Juha Mäntylä.

Tomi Salo has been appointed Metsä Group's SVP, Corporate Affairs as of November 1, 2021. He has worked at Metsä Forest since 2019. He will move to his new role from the position of SVP, International Wood Sourcing. He reports to Ilkka Hämälä, Metsä Group’s President and CEO.

For further information, please contact:
Juha Laine, Senior Vice President, Communications, Metsä Group, tel. +358 10 465 4541


Metsä Wood 

Metsä Wood is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of engineered wood products. We process valuable log wood into environmentally friendly products for the construction and transport industries, which are both megatrend-driven businesses of the future. Our main products are Kerto® LVL, birch and spruce plywood and further processed sawn timber. Material-efficient wood products store carbon and play an important role in combatting climate change.  
In 2020, our sales totalled approximately EUR 0.4 billion, and we have around 1,600 employees. Metsä Wood is part of Metsä Group.

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