Ville Iho appointed President and CEO of Terveystalo Plc

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Terveystalo Plc. Stock Exchange Release 8 August 2019 at 15:15 EEST

The Board of Directors of Terveystalo has appointed Ville Iho, M.Sc. (Industrial Engineering) as President and CEO of Terveystalo Plc. He will start in the position on February 8, 2020, at the latest.

Earlier in his career Ville Iho was employed with Finnair Plc for 18 years in various roles including COO, Deputy CEO and Acting CEO. Ville Iho joins Terveystalo from Nurminen Logistics Plc where he is currently the CEO.

“We are extremely pleased to appoint Ville Iho as Terveystalo’s new President and CEO. Ville has an impressive track record from highly demanding positions and is a seasoned executive with superior leadership experience. We are confident that his expertise will be a good fit with Terveystalo, a service company that provides diverse high-quality expert services to various customer segments. In recent years, Terveystalo has grown to become the market leader in its field, employing more than 10,000 healthcare professionals and expanding from health services to oral healthcare services and well-being services. The company has a strong focus on the development of customer-oriented health care services and digital services”, says Kari Kauniskangas, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Terveystalo.

“Terveystalo is the most valued employer in its industry and a quality leader that enjoys a high level of trust among consumers. The company also plays a significant national role in maintaining the work ability of working-age Finns, enhancing the competitiveness of Finnish companies and ensuring that citizens have access to healthcare services. The company has performed very well in recent years and achieved strong results. I am proud to have been chosen to join Terveystalo’s highly competent team to build the company’s future and develop Finnish healthcare. I know the company has a strong culture of expertise and development, which provides us with a great foundation for working together to develop the company further,” says Ville Iho.

Yrjö Närhinen, the current Chief Executive of Terveystalo, informed the company in May about his decision to step down from his role. As previously agreed, Yrjö Närhinen will continue in his role during the transition period.

For more information, please contact:
Kari Kauniskangas, Chairman of the Board of Directors
+358 30 633 1415 

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Terveystalo in brief 

Terveystalo is a listed company on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. Terveystalo is the largest healthcare service company in Finland with net sales and network. The company offers versatile primary and secondary healthcare services for corporate and private customers and the public sector. The nationwide network covers 260 locations across Finland. The clinic network is complemented by 24/7 digital services.  

In 2018, Terveystalo had approximately 1.2 million individual customers and approximately 3.5 million visits to a physician. Around half of Terveystalo’s 10,000 health care professionals are employees of Terveystalo, while the other half are independent practitioners. Terveystalo’s services carry the Key Flag symbol and the company is a member of the Association for Finnish Work.  



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