Annual report 2016

Executive Board and Management Board

Heikki Malinen

President and CEO
b. 1962, M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA (Harvard)

Joined Posti in 2012
Chairman of the Executive Board since 2012

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2012): President and CEO
  • Pöyry Plc (2008–2012): President and CEO
  • UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Helsinki, Finland (2006–2008): Executive Vice President, Strategy; Member of the UPM Executive Team
  • UPM North America, Chicago, USA (2004–2005): President
  • UPM North America, Chicago, USA (2002–2003): President of Sales
  • Jaakko Pöyry Consulting, New York, USA (2000–2001): Managing Partner
  • McKinsey & Co, Atlanta, USA (1997–1999): Engagement Manager
  • UPM Paper Divisions, Helsinki, Finland (1994–1996): Director of Business Development

Board memberships

  • Chairman of the Board: OpusCapita
  • Vice Chairman of the Board: Service Sector Employers Palta
  • Member of the Board: EastOffice, Outokumpu Plc and Realia Group
  • Supervisory Member of the Board: Finnish Fair Corporation
  • Remuneration and Nomination Committee member: Outokumpu Plc

Sanna Ahonen

SVP, Strategy and Development
b. 1969, M.Sc. (Econ.), BA (International Relations, Politics)

Joined Posti in 2014
Member of the Executive Board since 2014

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2014): Senior Vice President, Strategy and Development, ICT, M&A, BI and eCommerce
  • Finnair (2011–2013): Vice President, Corporate Development
  • Nokia Siemens Networks (2010–2011): Head of BSO BE
  • Nokia Siemens Networks (2007–2009): Head of Strategic Change Projects
  • Basware Inc (2006–2007): Vice President, Global Consulting
  • Nokia, Vodafone CBT (2005–2006): Director, Customer Projects & Quality
  • Nokia (2001–2005): Business Development Manager, Business Development Unit
  • Nokia (1999–2000), Executive Leadership Training

Board memberships

  • Member of the Board: OpusCapita, Samlink

Yrjö Eskola

SVP, Operations
b. 1972, M.Sc. (IEM)

Joined Posti in 2013
Member of the Executive Board since 2015

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2015): Senior Vice President, Operations
  • Itella Corporation (2014–2015): Vice President, Logistics Development (Itella Logistics)
  • Itella Corporation (2013–2014): Director, Strategic Development Programs
  • Nokia Corporation (2008–2012): General Manager, Nokia Komárom Ltd. Hungary
  • Nokia Corporation (2007–2008): Director, Supply Management
  • Nokia Corporation (2004–2007): Director, Logistics EMEA
  • Nokia Corporation (1997–2004): various management positions in EMEA Logistics and Sourcing & Procurement organizations

Sari Helander

CFO
b. 1967, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Joined Posti in 2011
Member of Posti’s Executive Board since 2011

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2011), CFO
  • Nokia Corporation (2001–2011), Vice President, Business Reporting & Control; various control and financial management positions
  • Nokia Networks (1994–2001)
  • Helsingin Tilikartta, Interbank, Union Bank of Finland (1986–1992)

Board memberships

  • Vice Chairman of the Board: OpusCapita
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee: OpusCapita

Jaana Jokinen

SVP, Human Resources
b. 1957, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Joined Posti in 2009
Member of the Executive Board since 2009

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2009): Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • Nokia Corporation (2004–2009): HR Director for Demand Supply Network Management
  • Nokia Networks (2001–2003): global managerial positions in HR
  • Nokia Networks (1995–2001): managerial positions in customer training in Finland and China
  • Learning Systems Ltd (1990–1995): Consultant for HR Development
  • ICL (1986–1989), Training Manager

Jani Jolkkonen

SVP, ICT and Digitalization
b. 1973, M.Sc. (Tech.), EMBA

Joined Posti in 2002
Member of the Executive Board since 2013

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2016): Senior Vice President, ICT and Digitalization
  • Posti Group Corporation (2015–2016): Senior Vice President, Postal Services
  • Itella Corporation (2013–2014): Senior Vice President, Itella Logistics
  • Itella Corporation (2004–2013): managerial positions in Delivery and Marketing Services and Operations at Itella Mail Communications
  • Itella Corporation (2002–2004): Business Controller
  • Telia Mobile (2001–2002): Business Controller
  • Digiscope (2000–2001): Business Consultant
  • Cap Gemini Ernst & Young (1998–2000): Consultant

Turkka Kuusisto

SVP, Postal Services
b. 1979, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Joined Posti in 2016
Member of the Executive Board since 2016

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2016): Senior Vice President, Postal Services
  • Lindorff Group AB (2015–2016): Executive Vice President, Head of Debt Collection & Regional Managing Director
  • Lindorff Group AB (2008–2015): several managerial duties, including the Managing Director of Lindorff in Finland and Head of business operations in Russia and the Baltics
  • Kronstöm Oy Ma-Kron (2004–2008): Managing Director
  • Accenture (2003–2004): Management Consultant
  • Bonito Oy (2003–2003): Management Consultant
  • Helsinki University of Technology (2002–2003): Research Assistant
  • Trainers' House (2000): Junior Consultant

Board memberships

Chairman of the Board: Idego Consulting Oy, Irpola Oy

Jukka Rosenberg

SVP, Parcel and Logistics Services
b. 1962, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Joined Posti in 2011
Member of the Executive Board since 2011

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2015): Senior Vice President,
  • Parcel and Logistics Services
  • Itella Corporation (2011–2014): Senior Vice President,
  • Itella Mail Communications
  • IBM Global Services (2006–2011): Executive, Strategic Outsourcing
  • Tieto Corporation (1997–2006): Senior Vice President,
  • Financial Services Sector
  • Fujitsu Services Oy (1985–1997): managerial positions in international sales and marketing

Management Board

Timo Anttila

VP, Communications and Stakeholder Relations
b. 1962, M.A. (Political History)

Joined Posti in 2013

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2013): Vice President, Stakeholder Relations
  • Danske Bank (2008–2013): Head of Communications
  • Sampo Bank (2007–2008): Communications Manager
  • Ilta-Sanomat (2003–2007): Head of Political Desk and Financial Editor
  • Iltalehti (2002–2003): Financial Editor
  • Iltalehti (1989–2002): Head of Political Desk, Political Editor

Markku Gerdt

VP, Sourcing
b. 1970, BEng, Master of Business Administration

Joined Posti in 2012

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2014): Vice President, Sourcing
  • Itella Corporation (2012–2014): various management roles in Itella Mail Communications's and Itella Group's Sourcing
  • Nokia Spain SAU (2010–2012): Senior Sourcing Manager
  • Nokia Corporation (2006–2010): Group Manager for Finland and Eurasia Sourcing and various other positions in sourcing organization
  • Elisa Networks (1998–2006): various management roles

Pertti Miettinen

National Chief Shop Steward, Finnish Post and Logistics Union PAU (employee representative)
b. 1968

Joined Posti in 2015

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2015): National Chief Shop Steward
  • Finnish Post and Logistics Union PAU (2002–2015): Working Conditions Specialist
  • Posti Group Corporation (1995–2002): Postal Worker

Kaarina Ståhlberg

VP, Legal Affairs
b. 1966, LL.M. (Helsinki University, Columbia University)

Joined Posti in 2016

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2016): Vice President, Legal
  • Kaarina Ståhlberg Law Consulting,(2014–2016): Legal advisor, Independent professional
  • Fortum Corporation (2014): Legal Advisor in nuclear business related matters
  • Fortum Corporation (2013–2014): General Counsel
  • White & Case (2012–2013): Counsel
  • Nokia Corporation (2005–2012): Vice President, Assistant General Counsel
  • Nokia Corporation (2004–2005): Vice President, Mobile Phones Legal
  • Nokia Corporation (1999–2003): various legal and managerial duties
  • Dittmar & Indrenius (1993–1998): Attorney-at-law
  • Law Offices Heikki Haapaniemi (1992–1993): Attorney-at-law

Board memberships

  • Member of the Board: Vaisala Corporation
  • Member: Market Practice Board of the Securities Market Association, Policy Committee of the Directors' Institute of Finland

Esa Viitamäki

CTO
b. 1958, B.Sc.

Joined Posti in 2013

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2016): CTO
  • Posti Group Corporation (2013–2019): CIO
  • LocalTapiola (2009–2013): CIO
  • Tieto Corporation (2004–2009): Vice President, Common Processes and Vice President, Financial Services
  • Primasoft Ltd (2002–2004): Senior Vice President
  • Tieto Corporation (2001): General Manager
  • Pohjolan ATK-palvelu Oy (1998–2001): Managing Director

Jarkko Ämtö

CEO, Posti Kiinteistöt
b. 1972, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Joined Posti in 2015

Employment history

  • Posti Kiinteistöt Ltd (since 2015): CEO
  • Sanoma Corporation (2012–2015): Head of Real Estate Management
  • Sanoma Corporation (2007–2012): Real Estate Manager
  • SanomaWSOY Corporation (2005–2007): Project Manager
  • SanomaWSOY Corporation (2003–2005): Sales Manager
  • Rautakirja Ltd (2001–2003): Retail Store Sites Manager
  • Kesko Corporation (1998–2001): Consultant on Store Sites