• Jussi Pesonen

Jussi Pesonen

President and CEO
  • Group Executive Team member since 2001

  • Employed by UPM Group since 1987

  • Born 1960, Finnish citizen

  • M.Sc.(Eng.)



Main occupation

  • President and CEO of UPM-Kymmene Corporation since 2004

Career history

  • COO of UPM-Kymmene Corporation Paper Divisions and Deputy to the President and CEO 2001–2004
  • Several management positions in UPM Paper Divisions 1987–2001

Key positions of trust

  • Chair of the Board of the Finland Chamber of Commerce and ICC Finland
  • Deputy Chair of the Board of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation (FFIF)
  • Board member of the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI)
  • Board member of East Office of Finnish Industries Oy