KaiCell Fibers appointed a new CEO and a Director of Strategy

Jukka Kantola
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KaiCell Fibers appointed Jukka Kantola, as a new CEO.

Jukka Kantola has held a number of management and leadership positions in international forest industry companies as well as being a strong influencer of new solutions within the bioeconomy since 2012.

Eero Suutari, KaiCell Fibers’s KaiCell Chairman, commented:

“The venture has continued to meet expectations, and it reflects well on Kainuu that we have attracted this experienced management team to take the project forward with dedicated professionalism. I am delighted that we now have our key operatives in place.”

The company also appointed Martin Doktar as Director of Strategy, with special emphasis on investor relations. 

Earlier KaiCell Fibers informed that the company plans to complete its previously announced feasibility study (FS) for bio-products mill project in Paltamo by the summer of 2017.

About Kaicell Fibers Oy:

The company is a development establishment of the Regional Council of Kainuu and NC Capital Partners Ltd. New partner, a local agricultural and forestry foundation, joined to the company in spring 2016. The mission of the company is to find investors and to create high pulp processing for Kainuu’s softwood.

Source: Woodbizforum