President and CEO
The President and CEO’s main task is to lead the daily operations of Metso with assistance of the Metso Executive Team (MET) to secure the company’s success. The President and CEO is appointed – and, if necessary, dismissed – by the Board, and he reports to the Board about, e.g. Metso’s financial situation, business environment and other significant issues. The President and CEO prepares the matters on the agenda of the Board and its committees and implements their decisions. Additionally, the President and CEO acts as Chairman of the Metso Executive Team (MET). Metso's CFO, Eeva Sipilä, serves as deputy to the CEO.
Metso's Board of Directors have appointed CFO Eeva Sipilä as Metso's interim President and CEO as of February 3, 2018. The search for a new President and CEO is under way.
Metso Executive Team (MET)
The President and CEO and other members appointed by the Board on the President and CEO’s proposal constitute the Metso Executive Team. The MET assists the President and CEO in the preparation of matters, such as business plans, strategy, policies and other matters of joint importance.
The MET assists the President and CEO in the preparation of business matters, such as business plans, strategy, policies and other matters of joint importance. The MET members report directly to the President and CEO and their main task is to lead the daily operations of their respected businesses or corporate functions. The Business Area heads are responsible for the strategy, financial development and position, operational performance, operating environment development, customers and competitive situation of their respective business areas. They are also responsible for implementing group initiatives and policies and guidelines within the business areas, and for collaboration across business areas.