Ministry of Foreign Affairs Press Statement: Appointment of Singapore's Honorary Consul-General in Helsinki, Finland

The Government of the Republic of Singapore, with the agreement of the Government of the Republic of Finland, has appointed Mr Karl Heikki Kyöstilä as Singapore’s Honorary Consul-General in Helsinki, Finland, with jurisdiction throughout Finland.

The Honorary Consul-General will support the work of Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to Finland Jayalekshmi Mohideen. This appointment will further enhance Singapore’s bilateral ties with Finland.

Mr Heikki Kyöstilä, 72, is the Founder and President of Planmeca, one of the world's leading dental equipment manufacturers and the largest privately held company in the field, with sales in over 120 countries. Kyöstilä is a board member of several prominent Finnish companies. 

As Honorary Consul-General, Mr Kyöstilä will perform representational duties and notarial functions as well as extend consular assistance to Singaporeans. The address of the Singapore Consulate-General in Helsinki is as follows:

Honorary Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore 

Address                 :         Planmeca Oy, Asentajankatu 6 00880 Helsinki, Finland 

Office Hours          :         Monday to Thursday from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm

Telephone              :         +358 20 779 5534

Fax                         :        +358 20 779 5565

E-mail                    :         Singaporehcg@planmeca.com 

For more information, please contact:
Tuula Laaksonen
Project Manager, Planmeca Group Support Services
Tel. + 358 400 504 867
Email: tuula.laaksonen@planmeca.com

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Better care through innovation Planmeca Group is one of the leaders in health care technology. We are dedicated to better patient care through groundbreaking health care solutions that improve the daily workflow of dental and medical professionals around the world. We manufacture and supply high-technology dental care equipment, CAD/CAM solutions, medical and dental 2D and 3D imaging devices and software, mammography systems, instruments, as well as dental supplies and services. Planmeca Group operates in over 120 countries, employing 2,700 people worldwide. Our headquarters and production facilities are located in Helsinki, Finland, where we design and manufacture our world-leading solutions, all under one roof. Over 98% of our products are exported around the world. The Group's turnover in 2014 was MEUR 740.