Metsä Group’s Kari Jordan awarded RISI’s 2016 Global CEO of the Year


RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has presented Kari Jordan, President and CEO of Metsä Group, the 2016 Global CEO of the Year award. The award was presented at PPI Awards 2016 event in Brussels on 21 November 2016. Already earlier this year Mr. Jordan was named RISI’s 2016 European CEO of the Year.

“Metsä Group’s transformation which started in 2005 has been massive and successful. This award is a great recognition for all the determined work we have done in Metsä Group. Forest industry products offer solutions for a sustainable future.  Metsä Group has a strong role in the future development,” comments Jordan.

RISI’s Global CEO of the Year award is presented annually to one forest industry leader in the world. The awarded individual has delivered an outstandingly strong performance taken into account overall strategy, financial performance and leadership qualities.

Metsä Group Press Release 22 November 2016