Metsaliitto's Chief Executive to Continue as FFIF's Chairman in 2011

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Nov. 11, 2010 - The Finnish Forest Industries Federation said that Kari Jordan, President and CEO of the Metsaliitto Group, has been elected by its Board of Directors to continue as the Federation's chairman in 2011.

UPM's CEO Jussi Pesonen and Stora Enso Country Manager Juha Vanhainen, were chosen as deputy chairmen.

In addition to the chairmen, FFIF's Board also chose the following members to its Executive Committee: Pekka Kopra, Managing Director, Versowood Oy; Sverre Norrgard, CEO, Myllykoski Oyj, and Sari Ramo, Managing Director, SCA Packaging Finland Oy.

New Executive Committee members are: Olli Poutanen, Managing Director, ER-Saha Oy, and Jouko Virranniemi, Managing Director, Polkky Oy.

The Finnish Forest Industries Federation represents companies in the wood-processing industries in Finland. Its membership covers the pulp, paper and paperboard industries and most of the sawmilling, wood-based panel and wood products industry in Finland.

SOURCE: Finnish Forest Industries Federation