Jussi Noponen appointed CFO for Metsä Board Corporation
Metsä Board Corporation Stock exchange release 5 August 2016 at 8.30 EET
Jussi Noponen has been appointed CFO and member of the Executive Management Team of Metsä Board Corporation effective as of 1 January 2017 at the latest. Noponen holds a Master of Science degree in Technology and currently serves as Senior Vice President, Group Finance of Metsä Group. He has worked within Metsä Group in various financial expert and management positions since 2000, during 2003–2008 in Metsä Board. In his new position, Noponen will report to the CEO Mika Joukio.
Markus Holm, Metsä Board’s current CFO, will leave the company to assume the position of CFO and COO of Sanoma Corporation.
“I would like to thank Markus for his contribution to Metsä Board’s transformational process into a paperboard company and I wish him success in his new position. At the same time, I welcome Jussi back to Metsä Board. His experience and solid financial expertise make him an excellent addition to our team,” says Mika Joukio, CEO of Metsä Board.
METSÄ BOARD CORPORATION
Mika Joukio, CEO, tel. +358 (0)10 465 4300
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Metsä Board is a leading European producer of folding boxboards and white linerboards made from fresh forest fibres. Its lightweight paperboards are developed as the perfect fit for consumer goods, retail-ready and food service packaging. The pure fresh forest fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in northern forests.
The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, converters and merchants. In 2015, the company’s sales totalled EUR 2.0 billion, and it has approximately 2,600 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.