Wed August 24 09:00 am 2022 in category Company news

Nokian Tyres plc: Changes in Nokian Tyres operating model and leadership

Nokian Tyres plc Company Release August 24, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

Nokian Tyres plc is reorganizing the Group's organization and management structure to strengthen go-to-market execution. This is to improve operational efficiency and collaboration, and focus on building the new Nokian Tyres as the company is in the process of investing in new European capacity and exiting Russia.

The company is combining Passenger Car Tyres commercial operations under one leadership, with increasing strategic and operational synergies across the geographical areas. Anna Hyvönen, EVP North America, Nordics and Vianor and member of Nokian Tyres Management Team, has been appointed EVP Passenger Car Tyres and Vianor.

Nokian Tyres Management Team

The members of Nokian Tyres Management Team as of September 1, 2022 are: 

Jukka Moisio, President & CEO
Päivi Antola, Senior Vice President, Communications, Investor Relations and Brand
Anna Hyvönen, Executive Vice President, Passenger Car Tyres and Vianor
Adrian Kaczmarczyk, Senior Vice President, Supply Operations
Teemu Kangas-Kärki, CFO
Jukka Kasi, Senior Vice President, Products & Innovations
Päivi Leskinen, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Manu Salmi, Executive Vice President, Heavy Tyres and Nokia Factory 

Bahri Kurter, who has been EVP Central Europe and member of Nokian Tyres Management Team, is leaving the company to pursue his career outside of Nokian Tyres.

“I want to thank Bahri Kurter for his contribution to success of the company over the past 3 years. We wish him all the best for the future”, says Jukka Moisio, President and CEO of Nokian Tyres plc.

The changes are effective as of September 1, 2022. 

Nokian Tyres plc 

Päivi Antola
SVP, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Tel +358 10 401 7327 

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