Jussi Linnaranta elected as Chairman of Metsäliitto Cooperative Board of Directors

Metsä Group Stock Exchange Release Changes board/management/auditors 9 January 2020 at 1 pm EET

The Board of Directors of Metsä Group’s parent company Metsäliitto Cooperative elected in its constituent meeting Jussi Linnaranta M.Sc. (Agriculture and Forestry) as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2017 and Vice Chairman since 2019.

Timo Saukkonen M.Sc. (Agriculture and Forestry) has been elected as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2007.

The compositions of Board of Directors’ committees are the following:

  • Audit Committee: Ilkka Salonen, Arto Hiltunen and Jussi Linnaranta
  • Compensation Committee: Arto Hiltunen, Jussi Linnaranta and Timo Saukkonen

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Jussi Linnaranta

Timo Saukkonen

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Juha Laine, SVP, Communications, Metsä Group, tel. +358 10 465 4541

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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 greaseproof papers.

In 2018, Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5.7 billion, and it employs approximately 9,300 people. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and is owned by approximately 103,000 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 greaseproof papers. In 2018, Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5.7 billion, and it employs approximately 9,300 people. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and is owned by approximately 103,000 Finnish forest owners.

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