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Management Team

YIT Group’s Management Team is the highest operational decision-making body and is responsible for allocating resources to the business segments. The Group Management Team is also responsible for assessing the performance of the business segments.

Antti Inkilä     
Interim President and CEO

Ilkka Salonen, CFO of YIT Corporation.

Ilkka Salonen
CFO
Deputy to President and CEO

Tom Ekman, EVP, Business Premises segment, YIT Corporation.

Tom Ekman
EVP, Business Premises segment

Teemu Helppolainen, EVP Housing Russia segment, YIT Corporation.

Teemu Helppolainen 
EVP, Housing Russia segment

Marko Oinas
Interim EVP, Housing Finland and CEE segment

Harri Kailasalo, EVP, Infrastructure projects segment, YIT Corporation

Harri Kailasalo
EVP, Infrastructure projects segment

Juha Kostiainen, EVP, Urban Development, YIT Corporation

Juha Kostiainen
EVP, Urban Development

Esa Neuvonen, EVP, Business premises segment and Partnership properties segment, YIT Corporation

Esa Neuvonen
EVP, Partnership properties segment

Juhani Nummi, EVP, Operations development.

Juhani Nummi
EVP, Operations development

Pii Raulo, EVP, Human Resources, YIT Corporation

Pii Raulo
EVP, Human Resources

Management team's compositions and tasks

Antti Inkilä, EVP, Housing Finland and CEE segment, YIT Corporation.

Antti Inkilä

Interim President and CEO

Born 1969, M.Sc. (Tech.)

In the Group's employ 1994–2001 and 2002–

Primary work experience

YIT Corporation: Head of the Housing Finland and CEE segment, 2015–
YIT Construction Ltd: The Head of the Apartment Houses Metropolitan Area unit, 2008–2014
The Head of Business Unit, Asuintalot Uusimaa, 2008
The Chief of Developer Contracting, Apartment Houses Metropolitan Area, 2006–2008
Production Manager, Apartment Houses Metropolitan Area, 2002–2006, Worked for YIT Construction Ltd since 1994

Positions of trust

Confederation of Finnish Construction Industries RT House Construction, Member of election Board

Ilkka Salonen, CFO of YIT Corporation.

Ilkka Salonen
CFO
Deputy to President and CEO

Born 1965
M.Sc. (Econ.)

Primary work experience

Lemminkäinen Corporation: CFO 2014–
Forest BtL, Director and Advisor to the Board of Directors 2013
Neste Oil, CFO 2009–2012
Pohjola Bank, CFO 2006–2008
Pohjola Group Oyj, CFO 2003–2005
Comptel Oyj, CFO & Deputy CEO 2001–2003; Corporate Planning Director, EVP 2000–2001
Handelsbanken, Analyst 1997–2000
Postipankki, Analyst 1994–1997

Positions of trust

Metsäliitto Cooperative, Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Board's Audit Committee 2018–

Tom Ekman, EVP, Business Premises segment, YIT Corporation.

Tom Ekman

EVP, Business Premises segment

Born 1972, M.Sc. (Tech.)

In the Group's employ 2018–

Primary work experience

YIT Corporation: EVP, Business Premises segment, 2020– 
YIT Finland Ltd: Head of Division, Building construction, Northern Finland 2018–2020 
Lemminkäinen Talo Oy: Director, rest of Finland 2014–2018; Director, Western Finland, 2013–2014; Director, Contracting and production, 2012 
Lemminkäinen Talo Oy Länsi-Suomi: Managing Director 2010–2011 
Oy Konte Ab: Managing Director, 2009–2010; Technical Director, 2005–2008; Planning Manager, 2000–2005

Positions of Trust

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Teemu Helppolainen, EVP, Housing Russia segment, YIT Corporation.

Teemu Helppolainen

EVP, Housing Russia segment 

Born 1962, M.Sc. (Econ.)
In the Group's employ 2008–

Primary work experience

YIT Corporation: Head of the Housing Russia, 2015–
Head of business area Russia, 2014, International Construction Services, Senior Vice President, Moscow and Russian Regions, 2009–2014, Senior Vice President, Moscow Region, 2008–2009
Raisio Nutrition Ltd: Director, Russian and Ukrainian operations 2005–2008 

Positions of trust

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Marko Oinas

Interim EVP, Housing Finland and CEE segment

Born 1971, M.Sc. (Civil engineering)

Primary work experience

YIT Corporation: Vice President, Strategy & Development, Housing Finland and CEE segment, 2018–
YIT Corporation: Senior Vice President, Business Development, Housing Finland and CEE segment, 2014–2016
YIT Construction Ltd: VP, YIT Plus and Housing Concepts, 2014-2016; VP, B2B Tenant Sales and customerships, 2013-2014; VP, Leisure Housing & Concepts, 2005-2013; Worked for the YIT in various positions between 1990-2005

Positions of trust

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Harri Kailasalo, EVP, Infrastructure projects segment, YIT Corporation.

Harri Kailasalo

EVP, Infrastructure projects segment

Born 1969
M.Sc. (Eng.)

Primary work experience

Lemminkäinen Corporation: Executive Vice President, Infra Projects 2012–2018
Lemminkäinen Infra Oy, Senior Vice President of Business Operations 2011
Lemminkäinen Infra Oy, Senior Vice President, Civil Engineering 2009–2011
Lemminkäinen Infra Oy/ Lemcon Ltd., Civil Engineering, Construction Manager 2000–2009
Lemcon Ltd., Civil engineering, Production Manager 1998–2000

Positions of trust

Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Member of the Supervisory Board  

Juha Kostiainen, EVP, Urban Development, YIT Corporation.

Juha Kostiainen

EVP, Urban development

Born 1965, M.Sc. (Tech), D.Sc. (Adm.)
Adjunct professor of strategic urban development at the University of Tampere

In the Group's employ since 2012 and 2001-2008

Primary work experience

YIT Corporation: Senior Vice President, Urban Development 2016–; Senior Vice President, Urban Development and Corporate Relations 2012–2016
Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra: Director responsible for communications and public affairs 2012; Programme Director, 2009–2011; Business Director, 2009.
YIT Corporation: Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Business Development, 2007-2008; Vice President, Business Development 2005–2007; Vice President, Corporate Planning 2003–2005.
YIT Construction Ltd: Development Manager, 2001–2003.
City of Tampere: Business Sector Manager, 1997–2001.

Positions of trust

European International Contractors, Member of Board 2013–
Regenero Oy, Chairman of Board, 2016–
Tyrsky Consulting Oy, Member of Board, 2015–
Academy of Finland, New energy -programme , Member of Management Board 2014-

 

EVP, Partnership properties segment, YIT Corporation.

Esa Neuvonen

EVP,  Partnership properties segment

born 1967, M.Sc. (Econ.)


Primary work experience

YIT Corporation: Chief Financial Officer, 2016-2018
Sato Corporation: Chief Financial Officer, 2009-2016.
TeliaSonera: Integrated Enterprise Services, Senior Vice President, Business Control and Development 2007-2008, TeliaSonera Finland, CFO/Vice President, Head of finance and business control, 2005-2006; CFO/Vice President, Head of finance and administration 2003-2005.
Sonera Corporation: Vice President, Sales&Marketing, Finance and business support 2003-2005.


Positions of trust

Elo Mutual Pension Insurance company, deputy Board Member 2019–
Regenero Oy, Member of Board 2018-

Juhani Nummi, EVP, Operations development, YIT Corporation.

Juhani Nummi

EVP, Operations development

born 1967, M.Sc. (Eng.)

In the Group's employ 1998–2001 and 2003–

Primary work experience

YIT Corporation: Senior Vice President, Business Development 2013–2018
YIT Construction Ltd: Senior Vice President, Business Development, Construction Services Finland, 2006–, Development Manager, 2003–2006.
Proha Oyj / Artemis Finland Oy: Product Manager, 2001–2003.

Positions of trust

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Pii Raulo, EVP, Human Resources, YIT Corporation.

Pii Raulo

EVP, Human Resources


Born 1967, M.Sc. (Econ.)
In the Group's employ 2004-

Primary work experience

YIT Corporation, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, 2011–
YIT Construction Services Finland, HR Director 2004–2011
McKinsey & Company, Manager of Administration 1997–2004

Positions of trust

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