Mill Manager appointments at Metsä Group’s mills in Kemi

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Pekka Kittilä, M.Sc. (Eng.), has been appointed VP, Mill Manager of Metsä Fibre's new bioproduct mill as of 1 February 2024. Kittilä has previously worked as Technical Director of the bioproduct mill project. In his new position, Kittilä will report to Metsä Fibre's SVP, Pulp Production.

Tomi Seppä, M.Sc. (Eng.), has been appointed Project Director at Metsä Board as of 1 February 2024, after which he will move to the position of VP, Kemi Board Mill as of 1 June 2024. Seppä is currently working as VP, Mill Manager of the Kemi bioproduct mill. In his new position, Seppä will report to Metsä Board’s SVP, Production and Technology, Harri Pihlajaniemi. The new position of the current VP, Kemi Board Mill Timo Ahonen as of 1.6.2024 will be announced later.

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 7 billion, and we have around 9,500 employees in 30 countries. We promote a culture of diversity, equality and inclusion. Our international Group has its roots in the Finnish forests: our parent company is Metsäliitto Cooperative which is owned by more than 90,000 forest owners.  

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Metsä Fibre

Metsä Fibre is a leading producer of bioproducts, biochemicals and bioenergy. We are the world’s largest producer of softwood market pulp and a globally significant manufacturer of sawn timber. There is a growing demand for our high-quality products, as renewable wood provides a responsible alternative to fossil-based materials. 

In 2022 our sales totalled approximately EUR 3.1 billion, and we have around 1,600 employees. Metsä Fibre is part of Metsä Group.

Source: Metsä Group