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Veijo Korkalainen

Vice President, Sales

Metsä Board

Veijo Korkalainen is the Vice President, Sales at Metsä Board and based at the corporate headquarters in Espoo, Finland. Since 2014 he has had responsibility for Metsä Board’s global white kraftliner sales operation. With over 30 years’ experience within the containerboard and corrugated board sectors Veijo’s career at Metsä Board and its predecessor companies has covered various management positions within mill operations, supply chain and European customer service.

Educated at the University of Oulu, Veijo holds an MBA Degree in Strategic Management and is also a graduate of the Metsä Group and Aalto University Executive Management Programme.

He has played an important role in building and implementing the strategy of Metsä Board and its linerboard mills to specialise and ultimately become a leading supplier of white fresh fibre kraftliners. Specifically, he has been involved is several major business unit and Group level development and transformation projects.


Trends in White Linerboard Market: On the Way Up?

Day 2

Wednesday, 14 November, 2018

  • Current status of the global white linerboard market
  • Is demand for white linerboard grades reviving?
  • Key drivers for the white linerboard market

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