She will be responsible for the development of Consumer Board products. Suutari has previously worked in Huhtamäki Oy and Stora Enso Oyj in production and management positions. For the past two years, she was responsible for managing and developing Huhtamaki's East Asia foodservice board operations
Suutari will report to CEO Markku Hämäläinen.
“From Päivi, we get an excellent boost to Kotkamills Oy’s product development. Päivi's strong experience in the different roles of world-class consumer packaging board companies can be fully utilized at Kotkamills Oy, which at the same time benefits the entire challenging food service packaging business area”, says CEO Markku Hämäläinen.