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Kemi mills of Metsä Group appoints their new Mill Manager

 Wednesday, January 10, 2024

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Pekka Kittilä, M.Sc. (Eng.), has been appointed VP, Mill Manager of Metsä Fibre’s (under Metsä Group) new bioproduct mill as of February 01, 2024. Kittilä has previously worked as Technical Director of the bioproduct mill project. In his new position, Kittilä will report to Metsä Fibre’s SVP, Pulp Production.

Tomi Seppä, M.Sc. (Eng.), has been appointed Project Director at Metsä Board as of February 01, 2024, after which he will move to the position of VP, Kemi Board Mill as of June 01, 2024.

Seppä is currently working as VP, Mill Manager of the Kemi bioproduct mill. In his new position, Seppä will report to Metsä Board’s SVP, Production and Technology, Harri Pihlajaniemi. The new position of the current VP, Kemi Board Mill Timo Ahonen as of 01.06.2024 will be announced later.

Metsä Group is leading the way in advancing the bioeconomy. They invest in growth, bioproduct development and a fossil free future. The raw material for their products is renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Group focuses on the growth sectors of the forest industry: wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards, as well as tissue and greaseproof papers.

Metsä Fibre is a leading producer of bioproducts, biochemicals and bioenergy. They are the world’s largest producer of softwood market pulp and a globally significant manufacturer of sawn timber. There is a growing demand for our high-quality products, as renewable wood provides a responsible alternative to fossil-based materials. In 2022 their sales totalled approximately EUR 3.1 billion, and they have around 1,600 employees. Metsä Fibre is part of Metsä Group.

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