Valmet appoints chief financial officer

Key appointment Finland’s Valmet has appointed Katri Hokkanen as the company’s chief financial officer, effective as of 1 August 2022. She will report to the firm’s president and chief executive officer, Pasi Laine.

Hokkanen has worked as Valmet’s interim CFO since 1 May 2022. She began her career at the company in 2006.

“After a thorough recruitment process, we have chosen Katri Hokkanen as Valmet’s new CFO.  Katri is a strong finance professional with long-term and varied experience in different finance roles in our business line and area organizations. During her tenure as Interim CFO, Katri Hokkanen has led Valmet’s CFO function consistently forward and proven her deep business understanding bringing added value to our Executive Team,” Laine said in a statement.

Valmet says it is a leading global developer and supplier of a wide range of solutions. These include process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries, according to data from the manufacturer.

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