Reima Kerttula appointed Senior Vice President, Flexibles at Suominen
Helsinki, Finland, 2013-12-09 10:15 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Suominen Corporation Stock Exchange Release 9 December 2013 at 11:15 (EET)
REIMA KERTTULA APPOINTED SENIOR VICE PREISDENT, FLEXIBLES AT SUOMINEN
Mr Reima Kerttula, M Sc (Eng), has been appointed Senior Vice President, Flexibles and a member of the Corporate executive Team at Suominen Corporation, effective 1 January 2014. Reima Kerttula has a long and versatile career in Metso Group and the preceding companies. Recently he acted as the President and CEO of Metso Fabrics Inc, previously known as Tamfelt. Mr Kerttula will report to Ms Nina Kopola, President & CEO of Suominen Corporation.
“Reima Kerttula has a strong experience in leading and developing industrial businesses. I am very delighted that he joins Suominen team now, as we are initiating a new phase of implementation of the business recovery program running in Suominen Flexibles”, says Nina Kopola, President & CEO of Suominen Corporation.
Mr Olli E. Juvonen, who acted as the Vice President and General Manager of Flexibles since December 2012 will move on to pursue new challenges outside Suominen.
“The business recovery program initiated under the leadership of Olli E. Juvonen is proceeding well. The sales of Flexibles has developed very positively during 2013 and the business strategy has been renewed. I want to warmly thank Olli for his excellent contribution for Suominen”, says Nina Kopola.
Nina Kopola, President & CEO
For further information, please contact
Nina Kopola, tel. +358 10 214 300
Reima Karttula, tel. +358 400 648 458
Suominen in brief
Suominen supplies its industrial and retail customers with nonwovens and flexible packaging for use in consumer products worldwide. Suominen is the global market leader in nonwovens for wipes. The company employs more than 1,000 people in Europe and in the United States. Suominen’s net sales in 2012 amounted to MEUR 410.4 and operating profit excluding non-recurring items was MEUR 12.9 (continuing operations). The Suominen share (SUY1V) is listed in NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Stock Exchange. Read more at www.suominen.fi.
Suominen Flexibles is one of the leading flexible packaging suppliers in Northern and Central Europe in all of its business segments: bread packaging, tissue packaging, retail carrier bags as well as in special products.
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