M-real Appoints New Vice President of Consumer Packaging
ESPOO, Finland—Mika Joukio has been appointed to the position of executive vice president of consumer packaging business area for M-real Corporation. Mr. Joukio will report to Mikko Helander, CEO of M-real, and will be a member of the M-real corporate executive board.
“Consumer Packaging business area is one of M-real’s core businesses and is therefore a target of continuous development. Our most important short-term aim is to improve profitability,” saidCEO Mikko Helander. “Mika Joukio typifies the new generation, embracing qualities such as outstanding expertise, extensive experience and the open-mindedness and courage to transform our ways of working in sales and marketing and also our delivery process.”
Joukio commented, “It is our primary task to continue efficiency and performance improvements throughout the whole supply chain, from production to sales. At the same time, we will carry on with the work to enhance our service. All this will be in accordance with our vision to focus on People, Offering and Performance.”
Joukio joined M-real in 1990 and has been involved in several demanding management and development tasks. His most recent position was vice president and mill manager for the two consumer packaging mills, Tako Board and Kyro in the Tampere region.