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Kemira Oyj: CFO Jyrki Mäki-Kala Appointed New Deputy CEO

Published on 2009-08-27. Author : SpecialChem

Kemira Oyj's CFO Jyrki Mäki-Kala has been appointed new Deputy CEO as of September 1, 2009 as the current Deputy CEO Esa Tirkkonen will retire. Esa Tirkkonen has been the Deputy CEO since 2000 and employed by the company since 1974.

About Kemira:

Kemira focuses on water and fiber management chemistry, its goal is to be the best in its field. In 2008, Kemira recorded revenue of approximately EUR 2.8 billion and had a staff of 9,400. Kemira operates in 40 countries. Kemira offers a comprehensive product range and an extensive knowledge base in fiber treatment chemistry, chemical water treatment and water separation technology. Kemira's segments focusing on water and fiber management chemistry are Paper, Water and Oil & Mining. Tikkurila is responsible for Kemira's paints and coatings business. In line with its corporate strategy, Kemira focuses on its core business and has announced its plan to list Tikkurila on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Oy once market conditions permit. Kemira operates in 40 countries.

Source: Kemira

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