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Metsä Group Appoints Katariina Kemppainen as SVP, Group R&D

Katariina Kemppainen Katariina Kemppainen

Nov. 29, 2022 - Metsä Group announced that Katariina Kemppainen has been appointed SVP, Group R&D, effective January 1, 2023. Kemppainen currently serves as VP, Group R&D, a position she has held since June of 2021 when Metsä Group created the Group R&D function.

Kemppainen has worked within the Metsä Group since April of 2016. Prior to that, she was a research scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland for over 6 years.

Kemppainen will continue to report to the CEO of Metsä Group's innovation company Metsä Spring, Niklas von Weymarn.

Metsä Group is a forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Group focuses on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards and tissue and greaseproof papers. To learn more, visit:

SOURCE: Metsä Group

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