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Rajah Jayendran becomes General Manager of Stora Enso’s investment project in Guangxi

As the Stora Enso project in Guangxi in China now is getting closer to normal business with the start of a board machine in the beginning of 2016 and the forestry operations up and running, a new General Manager has been appointed. Rajah Jayendran will assume the position as of June 1, 2014. He has a vast experience from running both projects and operations in Asia, where he has been based since 2001.

​Mr. Jayendran will report to Stora Enso’s CEO Jouko Karvinen, who comments the recruitment:
“I am convinced that with his extensive project, operations and commercial experience from Asia, Rajah will be able to add significant value to our very important expansion in China, and I am delighted that Rajah has decided to join our team.”

​Rajah Jayendran is currently Head of Commercialization Processes Asia Pacific based in Singapore at the Linde Group, one of the leading industrial gases and engineering companies in the world. He has been Senior Vice President, Head of Strategic Projects at Lonza in Shanghai and prior to that Chief Planning Officer and a member of the Executive Management Committee at China (National) Bluestar Group Co. Ltd. He has also been Head of Technical Site Services at Bayer Material Science AG based in Shanghai, China, responsible for the planning and execution of site-related investment and business development of a USD 3.1 billion fully upstream integrated greenfield site.

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See the separate site on Stora Enso’s project in Guangxi: