Annual Report 2015

  • Heikki Malinen

  • Sanna Ahonen

  • Yrjö Eskola

  • Sari Helander

  • Jaana Jokinen

  • Jani Jolkkonen

  • Jukka Rosenberg

  • Nikolay Voinov

  • Timo Anttila

  • Markku Gerdt

  • Antero Palmolahti

  • Esa Viitamäki

  • Jarkko Ämtö

Heikki Malinen

President and CEO

b. 1962, M.Sc.(Econ.), MBA (Harvard)
Joined Posti in 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:

  • Board Chairman: OpusCapita
  • Member of the Board: EastOffice, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Outokumpu Plc, Service Sector Employers Palta
  • Supervisory Member of the Board: Finnish Fair Corporation
  • Audit Committee member: Outokumpu Plc

 
 
 

Sanna Ahonen

SVP, Corporate Strategy and Development

b. 1969, M.Sc.(Econ.) (International Relations, Politics)
Joined Posti in 2014

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2014), Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development, ICT, M&A, and Business Insight
  • 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:

  • Board Member: OpusCapita, Samlink

 
 
 

Yrjö Eskola

SVP, Operations

b. 1972, M.Sc.(IEM)
Joined Posti in 2013

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2015), Vice President, Operations
  • Itella Corporation (2014), 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

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:

  • Board Vice Chairman: OpusCapita
  • Audit Committee Chairman: OpusCapita
  • Board Member: Patria
 
 
 

Jaana Jokinen

SVP, Human Resources

b. 1957, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Joined Posti in 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, Postal Services

b. 1973, M.Sc.(Tech.), EMBA
Joined Posti in 2002

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2015), 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
 
 
 

Jukka Rosenberg

SVP, Parcel and Logistics Services

b. 1962, M.Sc.(Econ.)
Joined Posti in 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

 
 
 

Nikolay Voinov

President, Itella Russia

b. 1973, M.Sc.(Tech.), M.Sc.(Econ.)
Joined Posti in 2013

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2013), President, Itella Russia
  • DPD Russia (2008–2013), Country Manager
  • DPD Russia (2007–2008), First Deputy of Country General Manager
  • TNT Express Worldwide (2006–2007), Country Operations Manager, Russia (Deputy CEO)
  • TNT Express Worldwide (2005–2006), St. Petersburg Branch Manager
  • TNT Express Worldwide (2002–2005), Moscow Branch Manager
  • TNT Express Worldwide (1999–2002), Sales and Marketing Manager
 
 
 

Timo Anttila

VP, Stakeholder Relations and Communications

b. 1962, MA (Political History)
Joined Posti in 2013

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2013), Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Communications
  • 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
 
 
 

Antero Palmolahti

Strategic Chief Shop Steward

b. 1952
Joined Posti in 1971

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 1971), postal worker, various positions as safety representative and chief shop steward

Board memberships:

  • Board Chairman: Posti Personnel Fund, Hotel and Training Center Heimari Ltd

 
 
 

Esa Viitamäki

CIO

b. 1958, B.Sc.
Joined Posti in 2013

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2013), CIO
  • LocalTapiola (2009–2013), CIO
  • Tieto Corporation (2004–2009), Vice President, Common Processes; 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