Juha Mäkelä appointed General Counsel of UPM

Mr Juha Mäkelä has been appointed General Counsel of UPM as of May 2, 2005 when UPM's current General Counsel, Reko Aalto-Setälä, aged 60, will retire. Juha Mäkelä has earlier worked as Senior Legal Counsel and Vice President of Kone Corporation.

The General Counsel acts as the secretary to UPM's Board of Directors and the Executive Team and reports to Mr Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO.


UPM
Corporate Communications
February 16, 2005