He will be in charge of the Consumer Boards global sales organization and its activities. Tanninen has previously worked both at Metsä Fibre Oy and Stora Enso Oyj in various management positions, such as in production and in business management. Tanninen will report to CEO Markku Hämäläinen.
“Ari is a great fit for this position. His background and experience will add significant value to our sales function. Ari will have a strong role in further developing our sales and customer service”, states CEO Markku Hämäläinen.
"I am excited to be part of the Kotkamills’ organization. I look forward to working with Kotkamills’ personnel to help our customers find the best solutions to grow their business”, says Ari Tanninen.
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