Appointment in UPM Biorefining

(UPM, Helsinki, 1 December 2017 at 08:30 EET) - Petri Hakanen has been appointed Senior Vice President, UPM Uruguay Development Project, starting from 1 March 2018. Currently he works as SVP, UPM Specialty Papers ENA.

Jaakko Sarantola, the current SVP of UPM Uruguay Development Project, will retire 1 June 2018 after serving UPM for more than 35 years.

For further information, please contact
Heikki Vappula, Executive Vice President, UPM Biorefining.
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