Pulp and Paper Canada

Kemira appoints Poulsen president of paper chemicals business

Kim Poulsen is joining chemicals supplier Kemira as president of the company’s paper segment and APAC region. Poulsen will also be a member of the management board. He will start in the position on November 1, 2015. He joins Kemira from UPM, one of the world's leading fibre-based businesses.

August 4, 2015  By Pulp & Paper Canada

“Kim has extensive experience in the global paper industry. In his current position as the head of Asian operations at UPM, Kim has gained valuable insight into the fastest growing paper market in the world. Kim’s energetic and people-focused approach will be a great asset, driving forward our global leadership position in the pulp and paper chemicals market,” says Jari Rosendal, Kemira’s president and CEO.

Poulsen has held various management positions at UPM and other leading companies in the forest and paper industry. He has vast international experience, primarily from Asia and Europe.


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