Ari Tanninen has been appointed VP of Metsä Fibre’s Joutseno pulp mill as of 6 August 2018. Tanninen has experience in leading pulp and paper industry management positions at Stora Enso Oyj. Until Tanninen starts in his position, the Joutseno mill is managed with temporary arrangement by Metsä Fibre's Safety Manager Anssi Meuronen.
As announced previously, Tomi Seppä, former Mill Availability Manager at Metsä Fibre's Kemi pulp mill, has started as VP of the Kemi mills as of 1 January 2018. Seppä is responsible for managing Metsä Fibre’s pulp mill and Metsä Board’s board mill in Kemi. Also, as of 1 January 2018, Ari-Pekka Vanamo, previously Manager of Metsä Group’s mills in Kemi, started as VP of Metsä Fibre’s pulp mill in Rauma.