Suominen Corporation has named Paul-Erik Toivo vice president and general manager of the Suominen Wipes and Nonwovens business area and member of the Corporate Executive Team. He joined the company in March. Mr. Toivo has been working for Metso Corporation since 1999. There he has held various positions such as president for Sako Oy and most recently was responsible for the global sales and marketing development of Metso Panelboard. Previously, he held several managerial positions at international consumer goods companies.
At the Suominen Codi Wipes business unit, located in the Netherlands, Peter Kolster, general manager, operations, Olaf van Stempvoort, sales director, and Henri Laitervo, director of marketing and offering, will report to Mr. Toivo. Sakari Santa-Paavola, general manager of the Suominen Nonwovens business unit, located in Finland, will report to Mr. Toivo as well.