Esko Aho appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors, Adven Group
Esko Aho starts as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Adven Group in November. He believes that energy and water services will be a growing business segment and have an impact on societies.
“We are delighted that Esko Aho is joining Adven as Chairman. His extensive experience will be a huge asset to the business as it continues to grow in Finland, Sweden and other Nordic and Baltic countries”, says Steve Johnson from Infracapital and Phil Pacey from AMP Capital, representatives of the owners of Adven.
Esko Aho, who served as Finland’s Prime Minister in 1991-1995, has worked alongside political and governmental responsibilities in various business executive positions. He has been a Member of the Board of Directors in several companies, including Fortum and Terveystalo. Currently, he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cinia Oy and East Office of Finnish Industries. Esko Aho is also a Member the Board of Sberbank and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). In addition, Esko Aho has served as an advisor to many international companies and has several Presidencies in groups issuing international and national evaluations. Esko Aho holds the Aalto University Executive in Residence role and was Senior Fellow at Harvard University 2012-2014.
“Adven is a really interesting company. I believe that the company has a lot of opportunities to grow in Finland and internationally both through acquisitions and organically, “says Esko Aho.
“Our objective is to create advantage in energy for customers and societies through our energy services. By understanding our customers’ businesses, we can create true added value for them and their customers too, “says Jyrki Vainionpää, CEO, Adven Group. “Esko Aho brings with him valuable insight and experience to achieve these goals.”
Jyrki Vainionpää, CEO, Adven Group, firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. +358 504869869