UPM's Hans Sohlstrom Appointed President of Rettig Group

Hans Sohlstrom.

May 2, 2012 - UPM said that Hans Sohlstrom, Executive Vice President for Corporate Relations and Development and a member of UPM's Group Executive Team, will leave UPM in order to assume the position of President and CEO in a Finnish family-owned company, Rettig Group, as of August 1, 2012.

"Hans's contribution in building our corporate stakeholder relations has been extremely successful. He has had a result oriented and business minded approach in the issues at hand. We all at UPM wish him all the best in his future responsibilities," said Jussi Pesonen, UPM’s President and CEO.

Sohlstrom will continue business as usual in UPM until the end of July 2012.