June 16, 2011

Changes in Onninen Finland management

Responsible Director of Onninen Finland’s operations, Group Executive Vice President Jyrki Uurtio has resigned from his duties. Country Manager responsibilities pro tem will be taken care of by CEO Timo Mänty.

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Kai Puustinen starts as Director, Contractor Sales in Onninen Finland and as a member of Country Management Team member as of August 1, 2011. Before his responsibilities at Group Kai has worked as Marketing and Communications Director in Onninen Finland.

Director of Contractor Sales Jukka Lehtinen continues as a Director, Key Customers, within the company.

CEO Timo Mänty,, tel. +358 (0)400 712 836

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.