Martti Asunta continues as Chairman of Metsäliitto Cooperative Board of Directors

Metsä Group Stock Exchange Release 14 January 2015 at 9.00 am EET


The Board of Directors of Metsä Group’s parent company Metsäliitto Cooperative elected in its constituent meeting Martti Asunta, M.Sc. (Forestry), 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: Arto Hiltunen, Mikael Silvennoinen and Martti Asunta.
- Compensation Committee: Martti Asunta, Arto Hiltunen and Antti Tukeva.


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Metsä Group is a responsible forest industry group whose products’ main raw material is renewable and sustainably grown northern wood. Metsä Group focuses on tissue and cooking papers, consumer packaging paperboard, 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 4.9 billion in 2013, and it employs approximately 11,000 people. The Group operates in some 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and is owned by approximately 123,000 Finnish forest owners.

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Metsä Groupwww.metsagroup.com Metsä Group is a forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Group focuses on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards and tissue and cooking papers. Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 4.7 billion in 2016, and it employs approximately 9,300 people. The Group operates in some 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and is owned by approximately 104,000 Finnish forest owners.

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