Munksjö appoints Pia Aaltonen-Forsell as CFO

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-02-09 08:30 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 9 February 2015 at 8:30 a.m. CET

Munksjö appoints Pia Aaltonen-Forsell as CFO

Pia Aaltonen-Forsell has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and
member of Munksjö's Management Team. Aaltonen-Forsell (M.Soc.Sc.) will be
joining Munksjö from Vacon Plc., where she currently is the CFO.

Aaltonen-Forsell's previous positions include Senior Vice President (SVP)
Finance, IT and M&A, Building and Living Business Area at Stora Enso as well as
other managerial positions at Stora Enso, such as SVP Group Controller.
Aaltonen-Forsell will join Munksjö on 1 April 2015, and she will report to Jan
Åström, President and CEO of Munksjö Oyj.

"I'm very happy to welcome Pia to the Munksjö-team. With her solid background
from the industry, she will be an excellent driving force for the company's
further growth and development", says the President and CEO Jan Åström.

Munksjö Oyj

For more information, please contact:
Jan Åström, President and CEO, Tel. +46 10 250 1001
Åsa Fredriksson, SVP HR and Communications, Tel. +46 10 250 1003

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service organisation with approximately 2,900 employees. Production facilities
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