Tomi Seppä, Mill Availability Manager at Metsä Fibre's Kemi pulp mill, has been appointed manager of the Kemi mills as of 1 January 2018. Seppä will be responsible for managing Metsä Fibre’s pulp mill and Metsä Board’s board mill in Kemi. In his new position, Tomi Seppä will report to Harri Pihlajaniemi, SVP, Production at Metsä Board, with regard to the board mill, and to Camilla Wikström, SVP, Production of Metsä Fibre’s pulp business, with regard to the pulp mill.
Ari-Pekka Vanamo, Manager of Metsä Group’s mills in Kemi, will start as the manager of Metsä Group’s pulp mill in Rauma as of 1 January 2018. In his new position, Vanamo will report to Camilla Wikström, SVP, Production of Metsä Fibre’s pulp business.
Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. Our lightweight paperboards are developed to provide better, safer and more sustainable solutions for consumer goods as well as retail-ready and food service applications. We work together with our customers on a global scale to innovate solutions for better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. The pure fresh fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in sustainably managed northern forests.
The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, retailers, converters and merchants. In 2016, the company’s sales totalled EUR 1.7 billion, and it has approximately 2,500 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.
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 fibre paperboards and tissue and cooking papers.
Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 4.7 billion in 2016, and it employs approximately 9,300 people. The Group operates in some 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and owned by approximately 104,000 Finnish forest owners.