Stora Enso appoints new Country Managers in Finland and Sweden
Helsinki 12/06/2005 10:00 PM GMT (TransWorldNews)
Stora Enso has appointed Kai Korhonen, head of Stora Enso Packaging Boards, as the new Country Manager Finland in addition to his current duties effective from 1 January 2006. He will succeed Pekka Laaksonen, head of Stora Enso Fine Paper, as Country Manager Finland.
Kai Korhonen is a member of Stora Enso's Executive Management Group and has a Master's degree in engineering from the Helsinki University of Technology. He joined the Company in 1977.
Christer Ågren, head of IT, HR and Business Excellence, has been appointed Country Manager Sweden in addition to his current duties effective from 1 April 2006. He will succeed Yngve Stade, head of Corporate Support, who retires on 31 March 2006, as Country Manager Sweden.
Christer Ågren is a member of Stora Enso's Executive Management Group and has a degree in Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics. He joined the Company in 1993.
A Country Manager in Stora Enso is responsible for country-related general matters, such as industry and society relations, and internal co-ordination and co-operation in country-specific issues.
For further information, please contact:
Kai Korhonen, Senior Executive Vice President, Stora Enso Packaging Boards,
tel. +358 2046 21496
Christer Ågren, Senior Executive Vice President, IT, HR and Business Excellence,
tel. +44 20 7016 3150
Kari Vainio, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, tel. +44 7799 348 197
Keith B Russell, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, tel. +44 7775 788 659