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Katja Paananen appointed Chief Responsibility Officer at Ponsse


Ponsse Plc, Stock Exchange Release, January 13, 2023 at 12:00 am (EET)


Katja Paananen appointed Chief Responsibility Officer at Ponsse


Katja Paananen, M.A., has been appointed the Chief Responsibility Officer of Ponsse Plc and a member of the Management Team starting from 16 January 2023. Paananen will report to Petri Härkönen, CFO and Deputy CEO, and her workplace will be in Vieremä.


“The role of responsibility in Ponsse’s business has grown strongly due to the company’s new strategy and goals, as well as the requirements of our stakeholders. Responsibility guides the company’s future, growth and development. Consequently, we want to strengthen its role both in the management and in all our operations. Ponsse’s values have always been based on responsible operating methods. This provides us with a solid foundation for our development work”, says Juho Nummela, President and CEO of Ponsse Plc.


Katja Paananen has more than 20 years of work experience at Ponsse Plc in responsibility, communication and marketing duties. Paananen will transfer to the new position from her previous post as Sustainability Manager at Ponsse Plc, which she has held since April 2021. Before this, Paananen was responsible for the Group’s communications.

Other members of Ponsse Plc’s nine-member Management Team in addition to Chief Responsibility Office Katja Paananen are:

  • Juho Nummela, President and CEO
  • Petri Härkönen, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy CEO
  • Juha Inberg, Chief R&D and Technology Officer
  • Tiina Kautonen, Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Marko Mattila, Chief, Sales, Service & Marketing Officer
  • Tapio Mertanen, Chief Service Business Officer
  • Miika Soininen, Chief Digital Officer
  • Tommi Väänänen, Chief Operations Officer



Vieremällä, 13 January 2023



Juho Nummela
President and CEO


Juho Nummela, President and CEO, tel. +358 400 495 690
Tiina Kautonen, Chief Human Resources Officer, tel. +358 40 728 7191


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Ponsse Plc specialises in the sale, production, maintenance and technology of cut-to-length method forest machines, and is driven by a genuine interest in its customers and their business operations. Ponsse develops and manufactures sustainable and innovative harvesting solutions based on customer needs.


The company was established by forest machine entrepreneur Einari Vidgrén in 1970 and has been a leader in timber harvesting solutions based on the cut-to-length method ever since. Ponsse is headquartered in Vieremä, Finland. The company’s shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic List.