Riikka Joukio appointed Metsä Group’s SVP, Climate and Circular Economy
Metsä Group press release 5 December 2019
M.Sc. (Tech.), MBA Riikka Joukio is appointed Metsä Group’s SVP, Climate and Circular Economy as of 5 December 2019. She reports to Jari Voutilainen, SVP, Corporate Affairs.
In her new role, Joukio supports Metsä Group’s cooperation with key societal stakeholders and acts as the Group’s representative in climate change and circular economy related working groups and forums.
Joukio has held various managerial and specialist positions in Metsä Group. She moves to her new role from the position of SVP, Greaseproof papers in Metsä Tissue.
For further information, please contact:
Jari Voutilainen, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Metsä Group, +358 40 707 9644
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.