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

UPM-Kymmene Corporation  Stock Exchange Release    4 April 2013 at 17:30 EET
Mr 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.

Karl Grotenfelt was elected as Chairman of the Audit Committee, and Piia-Noora Kauppi, Wendy E. Lane and Kim Wahl as other Committee members.

Berndt Brunow was elected as Chairman of the Human Resources Committee, and Ursula Ranin and Veli-Matti Reinikkala as other Committee members.

Björn Wahlroos was elected as Chairman of the Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee, and Matti Alahuhta and Karl Grotenfelt as other Committee members.

UPM-Kymmene Corporation
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UPM leads the integration of bio and forest industries into a new, sustainable and innovation-driven future. Our products are made of renewable raw materials and are recyclable. UPM consists of three Business Groups: Energy and pulp, Paper, and Engineered materials. The Group employs around 22,000 people and it has production plants in 17 countries. UPM's annual sales exceed EUR 10 billion. UPM's shares are listed on the Helsinki stock exchange. UPM – The Biofore Company –