Hans Sohlström appointed Rettig Group’s President and CEO

Hans Sohlström (47), M.Sc. (Tech.), M.Sc. (Econ), has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Rettig Group Ltd as of 1 August 2012.  

The present President and CEO, Bjarne Mitts (63), will retire. He will continue with his membership in the Board.  

Hans Sohlström, currently Executive VP, Corporate Relations & Development at UPM-Kymmene Corporation, brings with him strong experience in business development, marketing and business unit management within Kymmene Corporation, Finnpap and UPM.  

For more information, please contact:

Hans Sohlström, tel. +358 400 547 717;  Bjarne Mitts, tel. +358 400 317 400;  Cyril von Rettig, Chairman, tel. +358 9 6188 3263.

Rettig Group is a Finnish family owned company focusing on three core business areas: Rettig ICC (Europe’s leading supplier of heat emitters, under-floor heating and indoor climate regulation), Bore (shipping) and Nordkalk (Northern Europe’s leading supplier of limestone-based products for industry, agriculture and environmental care). Turnover in 2011 amounted to some EUR 970 million. Rettig Group employs some 4,500 persons in 20 countries.