• Pirkko Harrela

Pirkko Harrela

Executive Vice President, Stakeholder Relations
  • Member of the Group Executive Team since 2004

  • Employed by UPM Group since 1985

  • Born 1960, Finnish citizen

  • M.A.



Career history

  • Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications 2004–2013
  • Vice President, Corporate Communications 2003
  • Several positions in Communications in Finnpap and UPM Paper Division 1985–2002

Key positions of trust

  • Board member of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation (FFIF)
  • Member of S-Group's CSR and Sustainability Advisory Group
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of WWF Finland
  • Board member of Deutsch-Finnische Handelskammer (German-Finnish Chamber of Commerce)
  • Board member of Satalinna Foundation
  • Member of the Board of Governors of the Association for Finnish Work
  • Board member of UPM-Kymmene Cultural Foundation