Nokian Tyres plc: Päivi Leskinen appointed Senior Vice President, Human Resources, and member of the Management Team

Nokian Tyres plc Company Release January 15, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Päivi Leskinen has been appointed Nokian Tyres’ Senior Vice President, Human Resources and member of Nokian Tyres’ Management Team. She will report to Jukka Moisio, President & CEO. Leskinen will start in the position in May 2021 at the latest.  

Päivi Leskinen joins Nokian Tyres from Sanoma Media Finland, where she is currently working as Chief Human Resources Officer. Leskinen has worked in various senior leadership positions in human resources in Valmet Automotive Group, Ahlstrom Group and ABB, among others.

“I am pleased to welcome Päivi Leskinen to Nokian Tyres”, says Jukka Moisio, President & CEO of Nokian Tyres. "Päivi has a solid track record of developing HR operations in international companies. HR has a strong role in Nokian Tyres, as we continue to strengthen our competitiveness and market position."

Päivi Leskinen’s photo and CV are available at The Group's management team / Nokian Tyres


Nokian Tyres Management Team

The members of Nokian Tyres Management Team as of January 2021 are:

Jukka Moisio, President & CEO
Andrei Pantioukhov, Executive Vice President, Russia, Asia and Global Marketing
Päivi Antola, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Anna Hyvönen, Executive Vice President, North America, Nordics and Vianor
Adrian Kaczmarczyk, Senior Vice President, Supply Operations
Teemu Kangas-Kärki, CFO
Jukka Kasi, Senior Vice President, Products & Innovations
Bahri Kurter, Executive Vice President, Central Europe
Päivi Leskinen, Senior Vice President, Human Resources as of May 2021, interim SVP HR Tarja Kaipio
Manu Salmi, Executive Vice President, Heavy Tyres and Nokia Factory

Nokian Tyres plc

Päivi Antola
SVP, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations

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Nokian Tyres develops and manufactures premium tires for people who value safety and sustainability. Inspired by our Scandinavian heritage, we craft innovative products for passenger cars, trucks and heavy machinery that give you peace of mind in all driving conditions. Our Vianor chain provides tire and car services. In 2019, the company’s net sales were EUR 1.6 billion and it employed some 4,700 people. Nokian Tyres is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Further information: