November 3, 2017

New CEO appointed to Adven

M.Sc (Econ), CFA Jyrki Vainionpää is appointed CEO Adven Group. Vainionpää, currently the Deputy CEO at Vapo Oy, will start at Adven in August 2018. Adven’s CEO Matti Viljo will retire in September 2018.

”Already now, I want to take the opportunity to thank Mr Matti Viljo for a great job during the past years. He has built Adven a strong, efficient and growth driven company. Now that Matti will retire, the Board of Directors of Adven Group initiated a comprehensive recruitment process for his successor and has now appointed Mr Jyrki Vainionpää the new CEO for the company,” says the Chairman of the Board, Mr Aappo Kontu.

Mr Vainionpää (41) joined Vapo Oy in 2011, first as the CFO and later as the operative director before starting in the current position as the Deputy CEO of the company in 2016. Earlier he has worked for the companies such as Nokia, Dresdner Kleinwort and McKinsey.

”During the past few years Aden has grown to a leading energy solutions providing company in the Nordic and the Baltic countries. In line with our strategy, we expect this positive trend to continue also in the future. Jyrki will bring with him industry experience and visionary leadership that will help us in reaching our strategic goals. I am confident that Jyrki together with all Adven employees will take us to the next level during the coming years”, says Mr Kontu.

Additional information:

Mr Aappo Kontu, Adven Group, Chairman of the Board,, tel. +358 44 425 2210

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