Helena Aatinen, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, has accepted the position of the head of communications in the Finnish Forest Industries Federation as of February 1, 2005, and she will continue in her current position till the end of January 2005. More information about the future corporate communications management will be given in January 2005 at the latest.
Metso Corporation is a global supplier of process industry machinery and systems, as well as know-how and aftermarket services. The Corporation's core businesses are fiber and paper technology (Metso Paper), rock and mineral processing (Metso Minerals) and automation and control technology (Metso Automation). In 2003, the net sales of Metso Corporation were EUR 4.3 billion. Metso has approximately 23,000 employees in over 50 countries. Metso Corporation is listed on the Helsinki and New York Stock Exchanges.