UPM increases wood sourcing in Sweden and streamlines its wood sourcing organisation

(UPM, Helsinki, November 19, 2007 at 11.00) – UPM will increase wood sourcing in Sweden. To develop further the operations the responsibilities of Mr Sixten Sunabacka, Vice President, Forestry and Wood Sourcing, Northern Europe will cover Sweden in addition to Finland and the Baltic countries.

In addition UPM Tilhill will be included in UPM's Forestry and Wood Sourcing area Central Europe lead by Mr Ludwig Lehner. UPM Tilhill is UPM's forestry and wood sourcing company in the UK.

After these changes UPM's Forestry and Wood Sourcing operations cover four areas i.e. Northern Europe, Central Europe, Russia and North America.

For more information please contact:
Mr Jaakko Sarantola, Senior Vice President, Forestry and Wood Sourcing, tel. +358 204 150 789