Kemira appoints Heidi Fagerholm as executive VP of R&D and Technology

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Kemira appoints Heidi Fagerholm as executive VP of R&D and Technology

December 29, 2010 - 18:14
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HELSINKI, Dec. 29, 2010 (Press Release) -Dr. (Chem.Eng.) Heidi Fagerholm has been appointed Executive Vice President for Research & Development and Technology, and a member of the Strategic Management Board of Kemira. Heidi Fagerholm will also continue until further notice as the head of the Espoo R&D center in Finland, in which position she started in November, 2010.

Heidi Fagerholm joined Kemira from Ahlstrom Group where she worked as Vice President, Product Development. Before joining Ahlstrom she has held leading positions in chemical industry companies, one being the head of the Technical Center Europe of Ciba Specialty Chemicals Oy. Heidi Fagerholm will succeed Johan Grön, who will leave Kemira.

Heidi Fagerholm will start in her new position on January 1, 2011. She will report to Harri Kerminen, Kemira´s President and CEO.