Jukka Pahta, M.Sc. (Econ.)/MBA, has been appointed interim Managing Director of the parent company of Koskisen Group effective 17 October 2016. Pahta will report to Markku Pohjola, chairman of parent company Koskitukki’s Board of Directors, and will be the head for the management team of Koskisen group.
Pahta has extensive experience in financing and administrative tasks in the forest industry and related sectors. He joins Koskisen from Pöyry, where he was Executive Vice President, CFO and prior to that held a number of management and expert positions in the forest industry.
“I am delighted to have been selected as Koskisen’s interim Managing Director. Koskisen is a fine family-owned company with a long history. Finnish wood, professional staff, modern production facilities and satisfied customers will continue to be the key to success in the future. I look forward to the opportunity to meet Koskisen’s personnel and customers and other stakeholders over the coming weeks and months.”
Markku Pohjola, Chairman of the Board, Koskitukki Oy:
“With his broad experience and background, Pahta has a lot to offer Koskisen. I am happy to welcome Jukka to our team.”
Koskitukki’s Board of Directors has initiated a process to find a new ordinary Managing Director. The goal is for the ordinary Managing Director to take on the position by next summer, at the latest.
For further information
Markku Pohjola, Chairman of the Board, Koskitukki Oy
Jukka Pahta, interim Managing Director, Koskisen Group, as of 17 October 2016
Minna Luomalahti, email@example.com, +358 40 5534 332