Pertti Hietaniemi appointed Metsä Group’s SVP, Human Resources

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Metsä Group press release 1 April 2019

M.Sc (Eng) Pertti Hietaniemi has been appointed Metsä Group’s SVP, Human Resources as of 1 August 2019. Hietaniemi has worked for Metsä Group since 1999, currently as SVP, Human Resource Development. He has earlier been mill manager at several Metsä Group’s pulp and paperboard mills. In his new role Hietaniemi reports to Metsä Group’s President and CEO Ilkka Hämälä.

Anneli Karhula, Metsä Group’s SVP, Human Resources since 2007, is from 1 August 2019 onwards in charge of development projects assigned by the President and CEO and will retire on 1 January 2020.

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For further information, please contact:
Pertti Hietaniemi, SVP, Human Resource Development, Metsä Group, tel. +358 50 598 8636

Metsä Group

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.

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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