Matti Lievonen joined Neste in 2008 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this he worked at ABB and also served as President of the Fine and Speciality Papers Di-vision at UPM-Kymmene Corporation, where he also held a number of other senior positions. From 2002 to 2008 Mr Lievonen was a Member of UPMKymmene’s Executive Board.
Mr Lievonen is Chair of the Supervisory Board of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company and Vice- Chair of the Board of Nynas AB and the Board of the Chemical Industry Federation of Finland. He also a Member of the Board of SSAB AB and Member of the Advisory Boards of National Emergency Supply Agency, The Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA and The Finnish Fair Corporation.