Martti Asunta continues as Chairman of Metsäliitto Cooperative Board of Directors
Metsä Group Stock Exchange Release 10 January 2017 at 1.00 pm EET
The Board of Directors of Metsä Group’s parent company Metsäliitto Cooperative elected in its constituent meeting Martti Asunta, M.Sc. (Forestry), Metsäneuvos (Finnish honorary title) to continue as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2005 and Chairman since 2008. Metsä Group’s President and CEO Kari Jordan acts as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors.
The compositions of Board of Directors’ committees are the following:
- Audit Committee: Mikael Silvennoinen, Arto Hiltunen and Martti Asunta
- Compensation Committee: Arto Hiltunen, Martti Asunta and Antti Tukeva.
For further information, please contact:
Miika Arola, General Counsel, Metsä Group, tel. +358 10 465 4205
Metsä Group is a forerunner in bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Group focuses on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh forest fibre paperboards and tissue and cooking papers.
Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5.0 billion in 2015, and it employs approximately 9,600 people. The Group operates in some 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and is owned by approximately 116,000 Finnish forest owners.