Timo Lehesvirta appointed as Metsä Group's Leading Nature Expert

Metsä Group press release 25 April 2022 at 12 noon EEST
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Timo Lehesvirta, M.Sc., biologist, has been appointed Metsä Group's Leading Nature Expert. His task, which is completely new at Metsä Group, includes ensuring that Metsä Group's strategic targets for safeguarding nature’s biodiversity are achieved and developing and implementing projects in his area of responsibility with various stakeholders.

Lehesvirta will join Metsä Group from Sitra and starts in his new role on June 1, 2022. He reports to Tomi Salo, Metsä Group's SVP, Corporate Affairs.


For further information, please contact:
Tomi Salo, SVP, Corporate Affairs, Metsä Group, tel. +358 45 875 8911

Metsä Group

Metsä Group is leading the way in advancing the bioeconomy. We invest in growth, bioproduct development 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, as well as tissue and greaseproof papers.

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

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