AAPO NIKUNEN APPOINTED TO MANAGEMENT POSITION IN FINANCING AT YIT GROUP
Aapo Nikunen (43), MBA, Master of Laws, has been appointed to a senior management position in financing at YIT Group as of July 1, 2009. Nikunen will take over the duties of Vice President, Finance for the Group at a later defined date, as the current VP, Finance, Jaakko Mäkynen, retires.
Nikunen has extensive experience in financing in real estate and manufacturing industries. He currently holds the position of Director, Finance and Operations at Aberdeen Property Investors Eastern Europe, stationed in Copenhagen. He has also served as Managing Director of Metsä Group Financial Services Oy.
Nikunen will report to CFO Sakari Ahdekivi.
For further information, please contact: Sakari Ahdekivi, Chief Financial Officer, +358 20 433 2258, firstname.lastname@example.org
Veikko Myllyperkiö Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Distribution: Principal media, www.yit.fi
YIT is a successful European service company in building systems, construction services and services for industry. We build, develop and maintain quality living environments in Nordic countries, Russia, Baltic countries and Central Europe. In 2008, YIT's revenue amounted to EUR 3.9 billion. The Group employs over 25,000 people. YIT's share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.