Antti Salminen (1971) has been appointed to lead Kemira’s Pulp & Paper segment as of 15.8.2022.
He’s had several prior leadership positions in Kemira, latest as President, Industry & Water segment and has been a member of Kemira’s management board since 2011. He has a PhD in engineering.
”I’m very happy that Antti takes the lead in our largest business segment. He has a long and diverse experience in the business development and leadership and he’s done a good job executing the I&W segment strategy. He’s well equipped to take over this new role and further develop Pulp & Paper segment growth strategy”, says Jari Rosendal, President & CEO of Kemira.
”I’m excited about this new challenge. It is great to take the Pulp & Paper growth story forward together with the expert team”, says Antti Salminen.
The search for Antti Salminen’s successor will be initiated shortly.
Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, water treatment and energy industry. In 2021, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.7 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.