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Management

Executive Board

Heikki Malinen

President and CEO
b. 1962, M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA

Joined Posti in 2012
Chair of the Executive Board since 2012

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2012): President and CEO
  • Pöyry Plc (2008–2012): President and CEO
  • UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Helsinki, Finland (2006–2008): Executive Vice President, Strategy; Member of the UPM Executive Team
  • UPM North America, Chicago, USA (2004–2005): President
  • UPM North America, Chicago, USA (2002–2003): President of Sales
  • Jaakko Pöyry Consulting, New York, USA (2000–2001): Managing Partner
  • McKinsey & Co, Atlanta, USA (1997–1999): Engagement Manager
  • UPM Paper Divisions, Helsinki, Finland (1994–1996): Director of Business Development

Board memberships:

  • Vice Chair of the Board: Service Sector Employers Palta.
  • Member of the Board: EastOffice, Outokumpu Plc and Realia Group.
  • Supervisory Member of the Board: Finnish Fair Corporation.
  • Remuneration and Nomination Committee member: Outokumpu Plc. 
  • Audit Committee member: Realia Group

Heikki Malinen

Yrjö Eskola

Senior Vice President, Operations
b. 1972, M.Sc. (IEM)

Joined Posti in 2013
Member of the Executive Board since 2015

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2015): Senior Vice President, Operations
  • Itella Corporation (2014–2015): Vice President, Logistics Development (Itella Logistics)
  • Itella Corporation (2013–2014): Director, Strategic Development Programs
  • Nokia Corporation (2008–2012): General Manager, Nokia Komárom Ltd. Hungary
  • Nokia Corporation (2007–2008): Director, Supply Management
  • Nokia Corporation (2004–2007): Director, Logistics EMEA
  • Nokia Corporation (1997–2004): various management positions in EMEA Logistics and Sourcing&Procurement organizations

Yrjö Eskolin

Sari Helander

Senior Vice President, Logistics Solutions
b. 1967, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Joined Posti in 2011
Member of the Executive Board since 2011

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2018): Senior Vice President, Logistics Solutions
    Posti Group Corporation (2011-2018): CFO
  • Nokia Corporation (2001–2011): Vice President, Business Reporting & Control;
    various control and financial management positions
  • Nokia Networks (1994–2001)
  • Helsingin Tilikartta, Interbank, Union Bank of Finland (1986–1992)

Board memberships:

  • Member of the Board: Oy Samlink Ab

Sari Helander

Tom Jansson

CFO (interim), 
b. 1968, Sc. (Econ)

Joined Posti in 2018
Member of the Executive Board since 2018

Employment history

  • Posti Group  Corporation (2018–): CFO (interim)
  • OpusCapita (2018–2018): Head of Finance
  • Comptel Oyj (2013–2017): Chief Financial Officer
    Tellabs (1994-2013): several managerial duties, including Director of Finance, International 2012-2013, Director of Finance, EMEA & APAC 2011-2012 and Director of Finance, EMEA & LAC 2004-2010 

Turkka Kuusisto

Senior Vice President, Postal Services
b. 1979, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Joined Posti in 2016
Member of the Executive Board since 2016

Employment history

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2016): Senior Vice President, Postal Services
  • Lindorff Group AB (2015–2016): Executive Vice President, Head of Debt Collection & Regional Managing Director
  • Lindorff Group AB (2008–2015): several managerial duties, including the Managing Director of Lindorff in Finland and Head of business operations in Russia and the Baltics
  • Kronstöm Oy Ma-Kron (2004–2008): Managing Director
  • Accenture (2003–2004): Management Consultant
  • Bonito Oy (2003–2003): Management Consultant
  • Helsinki University of Technology (2002–2003): Research Assistant
  • Trainers' House (2000): Junior Consultant

Board memberships

  • Chair of the Board: Idego Consulting Oy, Irpola Oy

Turkka Kuusisto

Jussi Kuutsa

President, Itella Russia
b. 1964, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Joined Posti in 2017
Member of the Executive Board since 2017

Main employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2017): President, Itella Russia
  • SRV Group (2010–2016): Country Director of Russia
  • Stockmann Group (2000–2010): managerial positions in international operations

Jussi Kuutsa

Petteri Naulapää

Senior Vice President, ICT and Digitalization 
b. 1968, M.Sc.

Joined Posti in 2018
Member of the Executive Board since 2018

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2018), Senior Vice President, ICT and Digitalization
  • Stockmann Oyj, (2015-2018), CIO
  • Vaisala Oyj, (2010-2015), CIO
  • Digia Oyj, (2006-2010), Director, Dynamics AX solutions

Hanna Reijonen

Senior Vice President, Human Resources
b. 1973, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Joined Posti in 2018
Member of the Executive Board since 2018

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2018): Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • Tieto Oyj, Finland and Industrial and Consumer Services Industry Group & Finland (2016-2018), Head of HR
  • Tieto Oyj, Manufacturing, Retail & Logistics Industry Group & Finland (2012-2016), Head of HR
  • LM Ericsson (2010-2012), HR Director
  • Accenture (1997-2010), various leading positions in HR

Hanna Reijonen

Patrik Sallner

CEO, OpusCapita Group Oy 
b. 1970, M.Sc. (Eng.), MBA, MA

Joined Posti in 2015
Member of the Executive Board since 2017

Employment history:

  • OpusCapita Group Oy (since 2015): CEO
  • MariaDB Corporation (2012–2015): CEO
  • F-Secure Corporation (2010–2012): Vice President, Professional Services
  • Nokia Corporation (2003–2009): several managerial positions
  • McKinsey & Company (1998–2002)
  • Nokia (1994–1997)

Patrik Sallner

Kaarina Ståhlberg

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and M&A
b. 1966, LL.M. (Helsinki University, Columbia University)
Joined Posti in 2016

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2016): Vice President, Legal
  • Kaarina Ståhlberg Law Consulting,(2014–2016): Legal advisor, Independent professional
  • Fortum Corporation (2014): Legal Advisor in nuclear business related matters
  • Fortum Corporation (2013–2014): General Counsel
  • White & Case (2012–2013): Counsel
  • Nokia Corporation (2005–2012): Vice President, Assistant General Counsel
  • Nokia Corporation (2004–2005): Vice President, Mobile Phones Legal
  • Nokia Corporation (1999–2003): various legal and managerial duties
  • Dittmar & Indrenius (1993–1998): Attorney-at-law
  • Law Offices Heikki Haapaniemi (1992–1993): Attorney-at-law

Board memberships:

  • Member of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee: Vaisala Corporation

Kaarina Ståhlberg

The CEO is responsible for the Group's operational management in accordance with the Companies Act and instructions and directions issued by the Board of Directors.

The President and CEO of Posti Group Corporation has been since 2012 M.Sc.econ., MBA Heikki Malinen.

Posti Group Corporation's Executive Board assists the CEO in business management and development, and coordinates Group management. In addition, it discusses and prepares matters for the Board of Directors. Key issues discussed by the Executive Board include the Group strategy and annual business plans, financial and sales planning and monitoring, acquisitions, and other business-related investments.

The Executive Board is not a formal decision-making body: the issues it discusses and the ensuing recommendations are submitted to Posti Group Corporation's Board of Directors or executed under the authorization of the CEO.