Metsä Group appoints Ari-Pekka Vanamo as VP, Mill Manager of Äänekoski bioproduct mill in Finland
January 18, 2021
Ari-Pekka Vanamo has been appointed VP, Mill Manager of the Metsä Group's Äänekoski bioproduct mill as of 1 April 2021. Vanamo currently works as the Mill Manager in Metsä Group's Rauma pulp mill in Finland. He has a long experience in the forest industry, before moving to Rauma he worked as the Mill Manager in Kemi mill.
Ilkka Poikolainen, the current Mill Manager of Äänekoski bioprodut mill, will start in a new position as VP, Production Technology, Metsä Fibre.
Metsä Group is a forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Group focuses on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards and tissue and greaseproof papers.