Leena Lie appointed Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, and a member of the Global Executive Team at Huhtamaki

Leena Lie (49), M.Sc. (Economics) has been appointed Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications and a member of the Global Executive Team at Huhtamaki latest as of October 1, 2018. She joins Huhtamaki from Cargotec Corporation, where she is currently Senior Vice President, Communications and Investor relations and a member of the Extended Executive Board. Prior to Cargotec, Leena Lie has worked in various senior leadership positions in communications, marketing and corporate responsibility at Kemira, KONE and Nokia. She will report to CEO Jukka Moisio.

"We want to create a uniform, high-quality experience to our customers across the globe. Meaningful and efficient marketing and communications play a vital role in achieving this objective. Leena Lie will be a key driver in developing our marketing and communications operations into a critical business enabler at Huhtamaki. She brings a wealth of experience from different industries and has a solid track record of developing marketing and communications operations in global companies", says Jukka Moisio, CEO of Huhtamaki.

Katariina Hietaranta (50), currently Head of Group Communications and Investor relations, will in the future focus on investor relations and financial communications reporting to Leena Lie.

Following the aforementioned appointment, the members of the Global Executive Team are

Jukka Moisio (Chairman), Chief Executive Officer;
Thomas Geust, Chief Financial Officer;
Leena Lie, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications (latest as of Oct 1, 2018);
Sami Pauni, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Legal, Group General Counsel;
Teija Sarajärvi, Senior Vice President, Human Resources; 
Petr Domin, Executive Vice President, Fiber Packaging;
Clay Dunn, Executive Vice President, North America; 
Olli Koponen, Executive Vice President, Flexible Packaging; and
Eric Le Lay, Executive Vice President, Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania

For further information, please contact:
Jukka Moisio, CEO, tel. +358 10 686 7801
Teija Sarajärvi, SVP Human Resources, tel. +358 10 686 7027

Group Communications

Huhtamaki is a global specialist in packaging for food and drink. With our network of 76 manufacturing units and additional 24 sales only offices in altogether 34 countries, we're well placed to support our customers' growth wherever they operate. Mastering three distinctive packaging technologies, approximately 17,400 employees develop and make packaging that helps great products reach more people, more easily. In 2017 our net sales totaled EUR 3.0 billion. The Group has its head office in Espoo, Finland and the parent company Huhtamäki Oyj is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. Additional information is available at www.huhtamaki.com.