UPM hosts the Opening Reception of FIPP World Magazine Conference in Beijing

(UPM, Helsinki, May, 14, 2007 at 13.00) - UPM's President and CEO Jussi Pesonen spoke at the Opening Reception of 36th FIPP World Magazine Congress, which will be held between May 13th and May 15th in Beijing. The conference gathers the most influential professionals of the publishing industry from all over the world to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. UPM is hosting and sponsoring the Opening Reception of the conference.

"UPM has partnered with FIPP in e.g. providing and developing Magazine Publishing Certificate, a training programme needed in the modern publishing business. We want to contribute to our customers' success through active collaboration and continuous improvement", said Mr Jussi Pesonen, UPM's President and CEO at the opening ceremony.

Founded in 1925, the International Federation of the Periodical Press (FIPP) is the most representative and influential international organization in this industry, and its members include the world's leading magazine publishers as well as national and regional organizations.

UPM is the world's leading magazine paper producer. Within the past ten years UPM has invested over 1.2 billion USD in modern paper production in China.

For further information please contact:
Ms Ulla-Riitta Unkuri, Director, Customer Communications, UPM, tel. +358 40 567 2329