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Kemira Appoints Rasmus Valanko as Head of Corporate Responsibility

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Nov. 5, 2018 - Kemira today announced the appointment of Rasmus Valanko as Director, Corporate Responsibility, effective February 1, 2019. Currently, Rasmus is the Director of Climate and Energy at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). In this role he is responsible for a wide portfolio of projects within WBCSD, strategic partnerships and cross-sector collaboration.

Jari Rosendal, President and CEO of Kemira, said, "Sustainability is an integral part of Kemira's business purpose and strategy, as we work to improve the resource efficiency of our customers in water intensive industries. Through our products and solutions our customers can improve their water, energy and raw material efficiency in their manufacturing processes, thus contributing to a low carbon economy. Rasmus will be a good addition to our team developing sustainability as a true competitive advantage for Kemira.

“We also want to extend a big thank you to Tuula Paajanen, who leaves the role in order to retire after a transition period."

Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries. To learn more about Kemira, please visit

SOURCE: Kemira