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Board of Directors for the new state-owned companies

Board of Directors for the new state-owned companies

News article 30.12.2009 13.49 fi sv en

The Board chairman of Arctia Shipping Ltd will be Industrial Counsellor Mr Matti Virtaala. The other Board members will be Ms Sari Aitokallio, Senior Vice President at Metso Corporation, Ms Maire Laitinen Senior Legal Counsel at Fondia Ltd, Mr Mika Mäkilä, Director of Corporate Policy Unit at the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Mr Jukka Suominen, M.Sc. (Tech.), B.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), Ms Päivi Söderholm, Master Mariner at the Centre for Maritime Studies, and Mr Pekka Savikko, as employee representative (with personal deputy Mr Rauno Mutka).

The Board chairman of Finavia Corporation will be Honorary Mining Counsellor Mr Seppo Paatelainen. The other Board members will be Ms Pirkko Juntti, Master of Laws (trained on the bench), Ms Rita Linna, Ministerial Adviser at the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Ms Erja Takala, Development Manager at SOK, Mr Antti Vehviläinen, Vice President, Logistics at Stora Enso, and Mr Pauli Manninen, as employee representative.

The Board chairman of Meritaito Ltd will be Mr Matti Puhakka, a Director at the Social Insurance Institution of Finland. The other Board members are Ms Susan Hindström, Senior Officer at the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Mr Pekka Leskinen, General Counsel, Legal Affairs at Itella Corporation, Ms Eeva Niskavaara, M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), Ms Kirsti Piponius, M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) and Mr Ahti Hyvärinen, as employee representative (with personal deputy Mr Timo Löytynoja).

The Board chairman of the Finnish State Pilotage Enterprise will be Commercial Counsellor Ms Soili Suonoja, while Mr Juha Parantainen, Ministerial Adviser at the Ministry of Transport and Communications, will continue as deputy chairman. The other Board members will be Ms Anne Kariniemi, Vice President, Logistics and Sourcing at Oriola-KD Corporation, Ms Virpi Mäkelä, Director for Business Development at Nokia Corporation, Mr Ilpo Virtanen, Development Director at Oteran Oy, and, as employee representative, Mr Hannu Lukkari, pilot at the Finnish State Pilotage Enterprise.