Change in the YIT Management Team: Tom Ekman to leave YIT

YIT Corporation Stock Exchange Release 18 October 2023 at 08:00 a.m.

Change in the YIT Management Team: Tom Ekman to leave YIT

Tom Ekman, EVP, Business Premises segment, is leaving YIT and will pursue his career outside of the company. He leaves YIT on 18 October 2023.

”I warmly thank Tom for his important contribution and long career at YIT. Tom has had a major role in YIT’s transformation, and he has strengthened the company’s position, especially in demanding life cycle projects. Together with his team, Tom has laid a solid foundation for customer-focused and effective operations in the Business Premises segment. I wish him the best of success in the future,” said Heikki Vuorenmaa, President and CEO, YIT Corporation. 

YIT has appointed Peter Forssell, SVP, Central Eastern Europe, Business Premises at YIT as the interim leader of the Business Premises segment and a member of the YIT Group Management Team as of 18 October 2023. The search for a permanent leader starts immediately.

Members in the YIT Group Management Team from 18 October 2023 are:

Heikki Vuorenmaa, President and CEO;
Peter Forssell, interim EVP, Business Premises segment
Antti Inkilä, EVP, Housing segment and Deputy to the President and CEO;
Juha Kostiainen, EVP, Urban Development and ESG; 
Aleksi Laine, EVP, Infrastructure segment;
Tuomas Mäkipeska, CFO;
Jennie Stenbom, EVP, Human Resources

For further information:
Maija Taimi, SVP, Communications, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 50 487 1561,

YIT Corporation

Heikki Vuorenmaa
President and CEO

Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki, major media,

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