Changes in the YIT Management Team

YIT Corporation Stock Exchange Release 29 September 2023 at 10:00 a.m.

Aleksi Laine YIT
Aleksi Laine YIT

Changes in the YIT Management Team

YIT has appointed Aleksi Laine (M.Sc.) as Executive Vice President, Infrastructure segment and member of the Group Management Team starting 1 October 2023. He has been the interim leader of the Infrastructure segment and member of the management team since 29 March 2023.

Aleksi Laine has worked at YIT Group since 2007. Before his appointment as the interim leader of the Infrastructure segment, he was heading the Traffic Infrastructure division.

"Aleksi Laine has led the Infrastructure segment over the past six months and brought strategic vision and clarity to the business. He has also driven the segment forward in green transition projects. Aleksi has a long and diverse experience in leading the business in infrastructure industry, a strong track record of customer-centric thinking and the ability to collaborate across organisational boundaries. I have come to know Aleksi as a highly skilled professional in the construction industry. Under Aleksi’s leadership, the Infrastructure segment will continue to work to deliver on our strategy", said Heikki Vuorenmaa, President and CEO, YIT Corporation.

YIT appointed Jennie Stenbom as EVP, Human Resources and member of the Group Management Team in May 2023. The appointment was originally announced as a stock exchange release on 16 May 2023. Jennie's starting date has been specified and she will start in her position on 1 October 2023. Tanja Kauhajärvi, who has been acting as interim EVP of HR, will leave the Group Management Team and continue in her previous role, responsible for Employment Relations at YIT. 

CV Aleksi Laine
Born 1981

M.Sc. (Construction Management)

Primary work experience:

  • Interim EVP, Infrastructure segment, 2023
  • SVP, Traffic Infrastructure, 2020–2023
  • Head of division, Rock and special engineering 2018–2020

Lemminkäinen Infra Ltd:

  • Director Civil Works 2017–2018
  • Construction Manager 2016–2017
  • Project Manager, 2010–2016
  • Management roles in Infrastructure production, 2007–2010

For further information:
Maija Taimi, Senior Vice President, Communications, YIT, tel. +358 50 487 1561,

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