Metsäliitto Cooperative’s Supervisory Board has appointed Ilkka Hämälä the CEO of Metsäliitto Cooperative as of 1 January 2018.
Hämälä starts as the President and CEO of Metsä Group on 1 April 2018. Kari Jordan, the President and CEO since 2006, is responsible for Metsä Group’s result until the end of 2017 and will retire on 1 April 2018.
Hämälä has worked for Metsä Group since 1988. Since 2008 he has been the CEO of Metsä Fibre Oy and a member of Metsä Group Executive Management Team.
Metsä Group is a forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests.