Kemira Oyj: Jari Rosendal appointed as Kemira's new President and CEO
Stock Exchange Release
January 7, 2014 at 9.00 am (CET+1)
Kemira's Board of Directors has appointed Jari Rosendal, 48, M. Sc. (Eng.) as
Kemira Oyj's President and Chief Executive Officer as of May 1, 2014. Currently,
Jari Rosendal holds a position as President, Americas region in Outotec Oyj
based in Canada.
Jari Rosendal has held various positions in Outokumpu Group Technology Division
between 1989 and 2006. He has been a member of Outotec Group Executive Board
since 2006. He was the head of Minerals Processing Division until 2010 and then
held the position as the head of Non-ferrous Solutions Business Area until
2013, before becoming the President of Americas region.
"Jari Rosendal has an impressive record with a vast international experience of
leading businesses in global markets. He is an inspiring leader known for his
strong customer orientation and commercial focus. Jari is an excellent choice
for Kemira to continue the successful implementation of the ongoing change
initiatives and strategy", says Jukka Viinanen, Kemira's Chairman of the Board.
Kemira's current President and CEO, Wolfgang BÃ¼chele will assume the position as
President and CEO of Linde AG. As communicated earlier, BÃ¼chele will continue as
Kemira's President and CEO until April 30, 2014.
For more information, please contact
Jukka Viinanen, Chairman of the Board
+358 50 552 32 92
Tero Huovinen, VP, Investor Relations
+358 10 862 1980
Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive
industries. We provide expertise and chemicals that improve our customers'
water, energy and raw material efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil &
gas, mining and water treatment. In 2012, Kemira had annual revenue of EUR 2.2
billion and around 4,900 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX
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