News 02.05.2012

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.