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Juhapekka Ristola to be Director-General of the Communications Policy Department

Juhapekka Ristola to be Director-General of the Communications Policy Department

News article 18.05.2010 09.50 fi en

Mr Juhapekka Ristola (41) has been appointed Director-General of the Communications Policy Department at Finland's Ministry of Transport. The Ministry announced the appointment on 11 May 2010.

The appointment is for a fixed period of time, from 1 October 2010 to 31 May 2011. As of 11 May 2010 he will serve as the first deputy Director-General, deputising for Ms Liisa Ero.

Mr Ristola is a Master of Laws, trained on the bench. He became Director of the Ministry's Communications Networks Unit in July 2007. He has worked at the Ministry since 2002.