Mika Kekki Appointed Interim EVP of UPM Communication Papers

Mika Kekki

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Mika Kekki has been appointed to serve as the interim Executive Vice President (EVP) of UPM Communication Papers business area, effective August 1, 2024.

He will assume this role in addition to his current position as EVP of UPM Plywood business area.

This interim appointment comes as UPM continues its search for a permanent EVP for the Communication Papers business area. Antti Jääskeläinen, the current interim EVP of Communication Papers and EVP of UPM Raflatac, will be leaving UPM at the end of July 2024 to become the President and CEO of Posti Group Oyj, a Finnish logistics and distribution company.

About UPM

UPM is a leading global forest industry company operating in six business areas: UPM Fibres, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Communication Papers, and UPM Plywood. With a commitment to responsibility and the UN Business Ambition for 1.5°C, UPM employs approximately 16,600 people worldwide and generates annual sales of around EUR 10.5 billion. The company's shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.