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Juha Pyötsiä appointed Director of EHS of the Chemical Industry Federation

The Chemical Industry Federation of Finland has appointed Juha Pyötsiä, M.Sc., as Director of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS), starting 1 May 2013. Juha Pyötsiä has held the position of Assistant Director at the Chemical Industry Federation, responsible for chemical safety issues and implementation of REACH.

Juha Pyötsiä has also been appointed as Managing Director of the Association of Finnish Paint Industry and the Finnish Printing Ink Association, starting 1 May 2013. Both associations are member organisations of the Chemical Industry Federation.

The present director, Aimo Kastinen, M.Sc. (Chem. Eng.), will be retiring, effective from 1 May 2013.


The Chemical Industry Federation of Finland

Timo Leppä, Director-General, timo.leppa(at), tel. +358 50 301 6800. 

The Chemical Industry Federation of Finland is a trade association for the chemical industry and its closely related sectors, covering both business and labour market policy issues. The Chemical Industry Federation of Finland has over 400 member companies and 13 member and cooperation associations.

The chemical industry is one of the biggest industrial sectors in Finland. Its gross output is about 20% of the total industrial output in Finland, and its share of Finnish industrial exports amounts to nearly 25%. The chemical industry employs over 30,000 people in Finland.


A high resolution photo of Juha Pyötsiä linked below.