Wolfgang Büchele has been appointed Kemira Oyj's president and CEO as of April 1, 2012.

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Büchele has been a member of Kemira's board of directors since 2009, and will take on the new position upon current President and CEO Harri Kerminen's retirement. Büchele will bring to Kemira extensive and broad industrial knowledge combined with international experience and network, especially in the fast developing Asian markets.