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The post of Director-General of the Transport Policy Department attracted 15 applications

The post of Director-General of the Transport Policy Department attracted 15 applications

Press release 01.02.2010 16.27 fi sv en

By the end of the application deadline, 1 February, altogether 15 candidates had submitted their applications for the post of Director-General of the Transport Policy Department at Finland's Ministry of Transport and Communications.

The following candidates applied for the post: Tapio Ahlgren, Jouni Karhunen, Minna Kivimäki, Ville Lehmuskoski, Jarno Limnéll, Yrjö Mäkelä, Mika Mäkilä, Mikael Nyberg, Hannu Pennanen, Esko Pyykkönen, Silja Ruokola, Juha Räsänen, Pasi Ursin and Marja-Leena Wahander. One applicant requested anonymity.

The Director-General is appointed by the Government. The appointment starts on 1 March 2010 and is for a period of five years.

The Ministry's Transport Policy Department deals with matters related to the transport system, transport services, traffic safety, logistics and Russia cooperation.

Further information:

Mr Harri Pursiainen, Permanent Secretary, tel. +358 9 160 28389, +358 500 787 742