Release
November 23, 2011

Changes in Onninen Management Team as of January 1, 2012 

Streamlined management model and stronger focus on customers

There will be changes in members and responsibilities of Onninen Management Team as of January 1, 2012. At the same time, the name will be changed from Group Management Team to Onninen Management Team. Targets for the changes are streamlined management model and stronger focus on customers.

Members of the Onninen Management Team as of January 1, 2012 are
- Timo Mänty, CEO
- Sami Saarnio, CFO, Group Finance and Group ICT
- Tuomo Väänänen, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Group Sourcing and Quality, Onninen Baltics
- Ulla Rehnström, Senior Vice President, Group HR and Group Communications
- Martti Forss, Senior Vice President, Onninen Finland
- Peter Isaksson, Managing Director, Onninen Sweden (new member as of Jan. 1, 2012) 
- Endre Espeseth, Managing Director, Onninen Norway (new member as of Jan. 1, 2012) 
- Tomasz Boruc, Managing Director, Onninen Poland (new member as of Jan. 1, 2012) 
- Kimmo Huttunen, Managing Director, Onninen Russia (new member as of Jan. 1, 2012) 

Member of Group Management Team, Group Executive Vice President Helge Messelt Saethershagen will leave Onninen in November 2011.

Attachment: Onninen Management Team as of January 1, 2012 (pdf file) 

FURTHER INFORMATION:
CEO Timo Mänty, timo.manty@onninen.com, tel. +358 (0)400 712 836

ABOUT ONNINEN:
Onninen provides comprehensive materials services to contractors, industry, public organizations and technical product retailers.  We are a family-owned company and have operated in the industry since 1913. We have 3,000 employees in our Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Baltic and Kazakh operations. Our net sales for 2010 totaled EUR 1.4 billion.