CEO, Metsä Fibre Ltd., Finland
Mr. Ilkka Hämälä was appointed President and CEO of Oy Metsä-Botnia Ab (Metsä Fibre Oy as of 20 February 2012) on 1 September 2008. He has held several positions in the company since 1988.
Mr. Hämälä has several positions of trust, of which the most important are the following: Member of the Management Group of Metsä Group, Member of the Supervisory Board of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company and Deputy Member of the Board of Directors of Pohjolan Voima Oy. Mr. Hämälä is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation.
Ilkka Hämälä (born 1961) obtained a M.Sc. (Eng.) degree in 1986 majoring in pulp and paper technology at the Helsinki University of Technology