Change in Pihlajalinna Plc’s Management Team

Pihlajalinna Plc     Stock Exchange Release    31 October 2017 at 14:00

Change in Pihlajalinna Plc’s Management Team

Ville Lehtonen has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Pihlajalinna Group. He will start in his role and join the Group’s Management Team on 1 December 2017.

Lehtonen has worked at Mikeva as CFO from 2010 and, from the end of 2012, also as Deputy CEO. Before that, he served in various positions at ISS Palvelut from 2005 to 2010. Lehtonen holds a Master’s Degree in Economic Sciences.

“I am really happy to welcome Ville as CFO at Pihlajalinna. He has a great track record of previous jobs and has got what it takes to be successful in his work. I am confident that he will fit in well with our staff,” says Aarne Aktan, CEO at Pihlajalinna. "I wish to warmly welcome Ville to Pihlajalinna."

“I firmly believe that Pihlajalinna will play an important role in the upcoming changes in the social and health care market. The company’s wide range of services, the pioneering role especially in the overall public sector solutions as well as the investments in the Pihlajalinna brand provide a solid growth platform for the coming years. I am highly motivated to start my work at Pihlajalinna,” Ville Lehtonen says.

Pihlajalinna Plc

Further information:
Aarne Aktan, CEO, +358 40 342 4440
Ville Lehtonen, CFO from 1 December 2017, +358 40 759 7084

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Pihlajalinna in brief
Pihlajalinna is one of the leading private social and healthcare services providers in Finland. The company serves private individuals, businesses, insurance companies and public sector entities, such as municipalities and joint municipal authorities. In its private clinics and hospitals Pihlajalinna provides general practitioner services, specialised care, emergency and on-call services, a wide range of surgical services, occupational healthcare and dental care. In addition, the company offers innovative social and healthcare service provision models to public sector entities.