Hanna Maula, DSc (Econ), has been appointed vice president, communications and brand for UPM-Kymmene Corporation as of 1 August 2019. Her predecessor, Elisa Nilsson is entering retirement as of September.
For the past few years Hanna has acted as consultant and entrepreneur for communications and strategy in Silicon Valley. She has previous experience from leading communications organizations at Aalto University and Neste Corporation. Her research has focused on communications, leadership and strategy as well as strategies for the digital era.
Hanna will be a member of UPM’s Stakeholder relations management team reporting to Pirkko Harrela, Executive Vice President, Stakeholder relations.