• Jyrki Ovaska

Jyrki Ovaska

Executive Vice President, Technology
  • Member of the Group Executive Team since 2002

  • Employed by UPM Group since 1984

  • Born 1958, Finnish citizen

  • M.Sc. (Eng.)



Career history

  • President, Paper Business Group 2008–2013
  • President, Magazine Paper Division 2004–2008
  • President, Fine and Speciality Papers Division 2002–2003
  • Several management positions at United Paper Mills Ltd and UPM in the Printing Papers Division 1984–2001

Key positions of trust

  • Vice Chair of the Board of CLIC Innovation Oy
  • Member of the Business Finland Advisory Board for Bioeconomy and Cleantech