Metsä Wood appointed Kaarel Tali as Mill Director of Pärnu Mill, effective August 1, 2017. According to the announcement, he will report to Jari Tikkanen, SVP, Production & Technology.
As Mill Director Tali will be responsible for the birch plywood mill operations in Estonia as well as implementing Metsä Wood strategy to the mill level. Before the start-up of the mill, Kaarel Tali is involved in the construction project and recruiting personnel for the new mill, and works with local stakeholders.
Kaarel Tali has a long career in the wood products industry at Metsä Svir sawmill in Russia. He has worked there as Purchasing Manager, Production Designer and Mill Manager.
Metsä Wood provides the premium-quality wood products for customers in construction, industrial applications and distribution.
Metsä Board is a leading European folding boxboard and white fresh forest fibre linerboard producer as well as a market pulp supplier. Its sales network serves brand owners, carton printers, corrugated packaging manufacturers, printers and merchants. In 2016, the company’s sales totaled EUR 1.7 billion. It employees around 2,600 people. Metsä Board is part of Metsä Group.
About Metsä Group:
The company is a forest industry group whose core business consists of tissue and cooking papers, paperboard, pulp, wood products, and wood supply and forest services. It has operations in almost 30 countries and production in 9 of them.