CHANGES IN MANAGEMENT POSITIONS AT YIT CORPORATION

PRESS RELEASE            APRIL 29, 2011 at 14.15

 

CHANGES IN MANAGEMENT POSITIONS AT YIT CORPORATION


Human resources

Pii Raulo (43), M.Sc. (Econ.), has been appointed Senior Vice President, Human Resources, of YIT Corporation, starting on July 1, 2011 when Antero Saarilahti, Senior Vice President, Administration and Human Resources, retires. Pii Raulo will report to Juhani Pitkäkoski, CEO of YIT Corporation. Pii Raulo has been employed at YIT since 2004 and currently acts as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, for YIT Construction Services Finland. 

Hanne Lehtovuori (36), LLM, has been appointed Senior Vice President, Human Resources, for YIT Construction Services Finland. Hanne Lehtovuori will report to Tero Kiviniemi, Head of the Business Segment Construction Services Finland. Hanne Lehtovuori has been employed at YIT since 2004 and currently acts as Vice President, Human Resources, for YIT Industrial Services.

Engineer Veikko Niemi (52) has been appointed Vice President, Human Resources, for YIT Industrial Services. Veikko Niemi will report to Erkki Huusko, CEO of YIT Industry Ltd. Veikko Niemi has been employed at YIT since 2008 and currently holds the position of Acting Vice President, Human Resources, for YIT Industrial Services.

 

Administrative Services

Due to the retirement of Antero Saarilahti, Timo Lehtinen , Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed Secretary of the Board of Directors of YIT Corporation, starting on July 1, 2011 .   Sakari Toikkanen , Senior Vice President, Business Development, will act as the secretary of the Management Board of YIT Corporation.

Marjo Salo , Administrative Manager, will continue to be responsible for YIT Corporation’s administrative services. She will report to Corporate General Counsel Jonne Heino.

 

For additional information, please contact:
Antero Saarilahti, Senior Vice President, Administration and Human Resources, tel. 020 433 2280, e-mail: antero.saarilahti@yit.fi

 

YIT CORPORATION


Virva Salmivaara
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

 

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YIT is a significant European services company operating in the fields of building, construction and industry. We build, develop and maintain a comfortable living environment in the Nordic countries, Central Europe, Russia and the Baltic countries. In 2010 YIT's revenue was EUR 3.8 billion. The Group employs close to 26,000 people. YIT is listed in the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Stock Exchange.

 

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YIT creates better living environment by developing and constructing housing, business premises, infrastructure and entire areas. Our vision is to bring more life in sustainable cities. We want to focus on caring for customer, visionary urban development, passionate execution and inspiring leadership. Our growth engine is urban development involving partners. Our operating area covers Finland, Russia, the Baltic countries, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. In 2016, our revenue amounted to nearly EUR 1.8 billion, and we employ about 5,300 employees. Our share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.yitgroup.com

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