Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on August 20, 2013 at 10:05 a.m. local time
Mr Markku Honkasalo, LL.M., eMBA, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Valmet Corporation*. He will start in his new position on September 2, 2013 and will report to President and CEO Pasi Laine.
Markku Honkasalo has previously worked as CFO, Rautaruukki Corporation and Director, Administration, Legal & HR at Myllykoski Corporation. Prior to his career in industry, Honkasalo held a variety of positions in the banking sector.
Metso's pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes, machinery, equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter fabrics. Our offering and experience cover the entire process life cycle including new production lines, rebuilds and services.
As of January 2014, Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power business will serve its customers with an even more focused and competitive approach as an independent, listed company, Valmet Corporation*.
*Pending Metso EGM approval and registration of the demerger.
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power, and oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries contribute to sustainability and deliver profitability to customers worldwide. Metso's shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.
For further information, please contact:
Pasi Laine, President, Pulp, Paper and Power, Metso, tel. +358 20 484 3200
VP, Investor Relations
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd