Release
August 24, 2010

Maarit Toivanen-Koivisto starts as President & CEO pro tem for Onninen  

Vuorineuvos, M.Sc. (Econ.) Maarit Toivanen-Koivisto has started as President & CEO pro tem for Onninen as of August 23, 2010. Former President & CEO pro tem, Chief Financial Officer Heikki Ala-Ilkka continues as Deputy for the President & CEO.

Search of the new President & CEO continues. Appointment on August 23 is done in order to create management resourcing according to the normal situation and to give possibilities to reach normal routines in the operations.     

FURTHER INFORMATION:
President & CEO pro tem Maarit Toivanen-Koivisto, maarit.koivisto@onninen.com, tel. +358 204 85 5539


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 2009 totaled EUR 1.34 billion.