M.Sc. (Pol.) Ari Himma has been appointed Corporate Vice President, Human
Resources of Metsä-Serla as per 2 April 2001. Mr. Himma (41) will in his new
position be a member of Metsä-Serla's Operative Management Board, and he will
report to Mr Jouko M. Jaakkola, Senior Executive Vice President & COO.
Mr Himma has worked since 1987 in the human resource management of
international corporations. Mr Himma joins Metsä-Serla from Metso Automation
Group, where he has worked as Senior Vice President, Human Resources.
The appointment of Mr Himma strenghtens Metsä-Serla's Human Resources function
especially in the areas of international HR management.
Jouko M Jaakkola
Senior Executive Vice President & COO
For more information, please contact:
Jouko M. Jaakkola, Metsä-Serla Oyj, Senior Executive Vice President & COO, tel.
+358 1046 94118
Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. Our lightweight paperboards are developed to provide better, safer and more sustainable solutions for consumer goods as well as retail-ready and food service applications. We work together with our customers on a global scale to innovate solutions for better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. The pure fresh fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in sustainably managed northern forests. The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, retailers, converters and merchants. In 2018, the company’s sales totalled EUR 1.9 billion, and it has approximately 2,400 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.