Kari Jordan to continue as President and CEO of Metsä Group beyond the age of retirement
Metsä Group Stock Exchange Release 7 May 2015 at 2.45 am EET
The Board of Directors of Metsäliitto Cooperative, the parent company of Metsä Group, and Kari Jordan, President and CEO of Metsä Group, have agreed on 7 May 2015 that Jordan will continue in his position beyond 9 March 2016, when he reaches the age of retirement (60 years) determined in his contract.
For further information, please contact:
Martti Asunta, Chairman of the Board of Directors, tel.+358 40 829 9393
Metsä Group is a responsible forest industry group whose products’ main raw material is renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Group focuses on tissue and cooking papers, fresh forest fibre paperboards, pulp, wood products, and wood supply and forest services. Its high-quality products combine renewable raw materials, customer-orientation, sustainable development and innovation. Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5 billion in 2014, and it employs approximately 10,500 people. The Group operates in some 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group, and it is owned by approximately 122,000 Finnish forest owners.