Finnpulp Oy strengthened it's board of directors as a result of expanding the company's ownership base, carried out in April. In the annual general meeting held at the end of May, two new members were chosen to the board of directors, Gustaf Björnberg and Peter Ingman.
Chairman of the board, Niilo Pellonmaa and Vice-chairman Jyrki Yrjö-Koskinen continue in their positions. In addition, other existing members of the board are CEO Martti Fredrikson and Project Director Timo Piilonen.
Finnpulp is planning to realize the world's largest softwood pulp mill investment in Kuopio, Finland. The mill's annual production capacity will be 1.2 million tons of softwood pulp. In addition, Finnpulp's modern technology will enable versatile bio-production, such as tall oil and bioelectricity. The mill's environmental impact assessment starts in June.