Sari Pajari-Sederholm appointed Metsä Group’s EVP, Strategy

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Metsä Group Stock Exchange Release, Changes in management, 28 April 2021 at 10 am EEST

Sari Pajari-Sederholm has been appointed Metsä Group’s EVP, Strategy as of 1 May 2021. She has worked within Metsä Group since 2007 e.g. as the Metsä Group’s CIO and in various management positions in the paperboard business, Metsä Board. Pajari-Sederholm moves to her new role from the position of Metsä Board’s SVP, Sales and Marketing.

In her new position Pajari-Sederholm is responsible for the planning, preparation and implementation support of Metsä Group’s strategy, as well as various business development programmes.

Pajari-Sederholm is a member of Metsä Group’s Executive Management Team and reports to President and CEO Ilkka Hämälä

After this appointment Metsä Group’s Executive Management Team consists of President and CEO Ilkka Hämälä; CFO, Deputy Managing Director, Metsäliitto Cooperative Vesa-Pekka Takala; EVP, Strategy Sari Pajari-Sederholm; COO, Metsäliitto Cooperative Juha Mäntylä; CEO, Metsä Fibre Oy Ismo Nousiainen; CEO, Metsä Board Corporation Mika Joukio and CEO, Metsä Tissue Corporation Esa Kaikkonen


For further information, please contact:
Juha Laine, SVP, Communications, Metsä Group, tel. +358 10 465 4541


Metsä Group

Metsä Group is leading the way in advancing the bioeconomy. We invest in growth, bioproduct development and a fossil free future. The raw material for our products is renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. We focus on the growth sectors of the forest industry: wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards, as well as tissue and greaseproof papers.  

Metsä Group’s annual sales amount to approximately EUR 5.5 billion, and we have around 9,200 employees in 30 countries. Our international Group has its roots in the Finnish forests: our parent company is Metsäliitto Cooperative which is owned by 100,000 forest owners.  

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