Björn Wahlroos continues to chair the Board of Directors of UPM-Kymmene Corporation

UPM-Kymmene Corporation    Stock Exchange Release        9 April 2015 at 16:48 EET


Björn Wahlroos continues to chair the Board of Directors of UPM-Kymmene Corporation

Björn Wahlroos was re-elected as Chairman, and Mr Berndt Brunow as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of UPM-Kymmene Corporation at the Board of Directors’ organisation meeting that took place today following the Annual General Meeting.

In addition, the Board of Directors elected the Chairmen and members to the Board of Directors’ committees from among its members.

Piia-Noora Kauppi was elected to chair the Audit Committee, and Wendy E. Lane and Kim Wahl were elected as other committee members.

Veli-Matti Reinikkala was elected to chair the Remuneration Committee, and Henrik Ehrnrooth and Suzanne Thoma were elected as other committee members.

Björn Wahlroos was elected to chair the Nomination and Governance Committee, and Berndt Brunow and Ari Puheloinen were elected as other committee members.


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