Sakari Ahdekivi, currently deputy CEO and executive vice president Corporate Development, is appointed deputy CEO and CFO as of March 1, 2019, in addition to his current role. He continues as a member of the Group Executive Team. Sakari has previously held CFO positions in publicly listed companies Ahlstrom Oyj, YIT Oyj and Huhtamäki Oyj. In addition he has acted both as CFO and managing director of Tamro Oy as well as interim CEO of Ahlstrom Oyj during the merger process with Munksjö Oyj.
Hans Sohlström, president and CEO, comments: ”I want to thank Pia for her valuable contribution as CFO in an intense period of transformation and strong growth and wish her all the best in her new responsibilities. I am pleased that Sakari has agreed to take up Pia’s responsibilities in addition to his current responsibilities. Sakari’s broad experience is valuable for the company during our path of profitable growth and value creation.”