PRESS RELEASE 2 Jun 2008
HEIKKI MALINEN STARTED AS PRESIDENT AND CEO OF PÖYRY ON 1 JUNE 2008
The new President and CEO of Pöyry PLC, Heikki Malinen has started in the position on 1 June 2008. Malinen joined Pöyry on 1 April 2008 from UPM-Kymmene Corporation where he acted as Executive Vice President, Strategy, of UPM-Kymmene Corporation and also as a member of UPM's Executive Team. In the two-month introductory period Heikki Malinen has acquainted himself with Pöyry's global operations and personnel, which will help him to get a head-start in the new role.
Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering firm focusing on the energy, forest industry and infrastructure & environment sectors. Pöyry's net sales in 2007 amounted to about EUR 720 million and it employs 7400 experts.
Deputy to President and CEO
Additional information by:
Teuvo Salminen, Deputy to President and CEO, Pöyry PLC
tel. +358 10 33 22872