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New Board of Directors for the Finnish State Pilotage Enterprise

New Board of Directors for the Finnish State Pilotage Enterprise

Press release 29.12.2009 16.32 fi sv en

On 29 December 2009 the Government established a new Board of Directors for the Finnish State Pilotage Enterprise. The Board's term will begin on 1 January 2010 and end no later than 31 December 2012.

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.

The Finnish State Pilotage Enterprise (Finnpilot) is an unincorporated state enterprise with the duty of providing pilotage services and using these to support and promote the safety of waterborne transport and the operating conditions for it.

Further information:

Mr Kari Jääskeläinen, Special Adviser to the Minister of Transport, tel. +358 44 058 1030
Mr Mika Mäkilä, Director of Corporate Policy Unit, tel. +358 9 160 28475, +358 40 595 6068