Appointments in Metsä Group and Metsä Fibre finance functions

Metsä Group press release 6 September 2022
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Antti Kiljunen has been appointed Metsä Group's SVP, Group Finance. He reports to Metsä Group’s CFO Vesa-Pekka Takala. Kiljunen moves to his new role from the position of CFO of Metsä Fibre. Leena Salmio, who has who has held the position of Metsä Group’s SVP, Group Finance since 2021, will retire in March 2023.

Jani Oksanen has been appointed Metsä Fibre's CFO. He moves to his new position from DEN Group Oy. Previously, Oksanen has worked at UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Foster Wheeler and Cargotec Corporation, among others. In his new position, he reports to Metsä Fibre's CEO Ismo Nousiainen.

The changes are effective on 1 February 2023.

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

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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