Antti Jääskeläinen appointed Executive Vice President, UPM Raflatac

Stock Exchange Release 22.6.2016 10:45 EEST

UPM-Kymmene Corporation Stock Exchange Release 22 June 2016 at 9:45 EET

Antti Jääskeläinen appointed Executive Vice President, UPM Raflatac

Antti Jääskeläinen has been appointed Executive Vice President responsible for UPM Raflatac as of 1 July 2016. He will become a member of UPM's Group Executive Team as of the same date. He will be based in Helsinki and reports to Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO.

Antti Jääskeläinen is currently responsible for UPM Raflatac's EMEIA business (Europe, Middle-East, India and Africa) as Senior Vice President. He has been in his current role and UPM since 2014.

"The UPM Raflatac EMEIA management team has done excellent work and with Antti's appointment I'm sure UPM Raflatac will further improve and develop its business," says Pesonen.

"UPM Raflatac has significant opportunities for value creation in the growing self-adhesive markets and I'm excited to lead this global organization forward," says Jääskeläinen.

Antti Jääskeläinen is 43 years old and has a Master's degree both in Engineering and Economics.

Photos of Antti Jääskeläinen are available in UPM's image gallery.

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