Juha Pilli-Sihvola appointed CFO of Metsä Wood

Metsä Wood Press Release 3 March 2017

Juha Pilli-Sihvola (M.Sc. Econ.) has been appointed CFO of Metsä Wood as of 1st July. He reports to Esa Kaikkonen, EVP of Metsä Wood, and he is a member of Metsä Wood's Management Team. Juha Pilli-SIhvola joins Metsä Wood from Microsoft mobile Oy, where his latest position was Director of Finance, Phones Supply Chain. Pilli-Sihvola has a long career in financial management positions in e.g. Nokia, KPMG Consulting and Kemira.

For additional information, please contact:
Esa Kaikkonen, Executive Vice President, Metsä Wood, Tel: +358 10 469 4749, etunimi.sukunimi@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 owned by approximately 104,000 Finnish forest owners.


Metsä Wood provides competitive and environmentally friendly wood products for construction, industrial customers and distributor partners. We manufacture products from northern wood, a sustainable raw material of premium quality. Our sales in 2016 were EUR 0.5 billion, and we employ about 1,500 people. Metsä Wood is part of Metsä Group.

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Metsä Woodwww.metsawood.com Metsä Wood is one of the leading European producers of engineered wood products. We are committed to serving three segments: construction, industrial and distribution customers. Our primary products are Kerto® LVL, plywood and other wood products. We also sell Nordic timber produced by Metsä Fibre. In 2018, Metsä Wood's sales were EUR 0.4 billion, and it employs approximately 1,500 people. Metsä Wood is part of Metsä Group.