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Metsä Tissue Names Esa Kaikkonen as New CEO

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Sept. 14, 2018 - Metsä Group said that Esa Kaikkonen has been appointed CEO of Metsä Tissue Corporation, the tissue and cooking paper business of Metsä Group.

Kaikkonen replaces Petri Helsky, who served as CEO of Metsä Tissue since 2015, and has left the company.

Since 2013, Kaikkonen has led Metsä Wood, and from 2003 to 2012 he worked as Metsä Group's General Counsel.

Metsä Tissue is a leading manufacturer of tissue papers, baking papers, cooking papers and facial tissues. The company operates 10 paper mills with a total production capacity of 670,000 tonnes per year. To learn more, please visit: www.metsatissue.com.

SOURCE: Metsä Tissue