Maria Savola and Hans Sohlström elected new members of Rettig Group’s Board of Directors

The Annual General Meeting of Rettig Group Ltd. has today re-elected Cyril von Rettig (b. 1954), Martin Granholm (b. 1946), Bjarne Mitts (b. 1949), Anders Moliis-Mellberg (b. 1951), Tom von Rettig (b. 1955), Tomas von Rettig (b. 1980) and Christoffer Taxell (b. 1948) as members of Rettig Group’s Board of Directors.

Hans Sohlström (b. 1964, Finnish citizen) and Maria Savola (b. 1978, Finnish citizen) were elected as new members of the Board. Ann von Rettig, Board member since 1988, was no longer available for re-election.

Hans Sohlström, M.Sc. (Tech.), M.Sc. (Econ.), acted as President and CEO of Rettig Group in 2012-2015. Prior to that he has held various executive and managerial positions at UPM-Kymmene Corporation during 1990-2012. On 1 February 2016, Sohlström assumed the position of President and CEO of Ahlström Capital Oy.

Maria Savola, Graphic designer FdA, is a freelancer and was previously Art Director at Roof Productions.

Hans Sohlström is considered independent of the company and the shareholders. Maria Savola is shareholder of Rettig Capital, the parent company of Rettig Group.

For further information got to www.rettig.fi or contact:
Josefina Tallqvist, Rettig Group, Director, Corporate Communication and Investor Relations
Tel: +358 40 7455276, email: josefina.tallqvist@rettig.fi

Rettig Group is a Finnish family business that creates value for generations through sustainable and long-term growth. We focus on leading market positions and more customer value with less environmental impact. Rettig Group’s businesses are Rettig ICC – indoor climate comfort; Nordkalk – limestone-based products; and Bore – RoRo shipping services. The insurance company Alandia is an associated company of Rettig Group. In 2014, Rettig Group’s turnover was about EUR 933 million and the group had about 4,100 employees in 25 countries.