Kemira appoints Tarjei Johansen President of the Oil & Mining segment and the Americas region

23/04/2014 Press release

Kemira Oyj
Press release
April 23, 2014 at 8.30 am (CET+1)

Tarjei Johansen (Master of Science, Petroleum Engineering) has been appointed President of Kemira's Oil & Mining segment and the Americas region as well as member of Kemira's Management Board as of May 5th, 2014. He joins Kemira from Schlumberger, one of the world's leading suppliers of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide.Tarjei has a strong cross functional background and has worked in different geographies within Schlumberger. He is currently heading Schlumberger's North America Offshore, Drilling and Measurements Segment.

"Tarjei Johansen has a deep understanding of the dynamics of our oil and gas customer industry, which is vital in developing and driving Oil & Mining in line with our strategy and for delivering maximum profitable growth", said Wolfgang Büchele, Kemira's President and CEO.

For more information, please contact

Kemira Oyj
Wolfgang Büchele, President and CEO
+358 10 862 1810

Tero Huovinen, Vice President, Investor Relations
+358 10 862 1980

Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries. We provide expertise and chemicals that improve our customers' water, energy and raw material efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas, mining and water treatment. In 2013, Kemira had annual revenue of EUR 2.2 billion and around 4,500 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

Tarjei Johansen