Stora Enso has enhanced its investor relations and financial communications operation by appointing Keith Russell as senior vice-president of investor relations, based in London.

Mr Russell will be a member of the management group reporting to CEO Jukka Härmäla. He has extensive experience as a corporate finance specialist within major investment banks in London and New York, in-house investment banking and investor relations at a major industrial company and as chief financial officer of a private venture capital company.