Pekka Plathan to continue as Director-General of the Administration Department
On 1 November 2012, Finland's Government appointed Pekka Plathan, M.A. as Director-General of the Administration Department. Mr Plathan's term of office will commence on 1 January 2013 and last five years.
Pekka Plathan has held the office of Director-General for the ministry's Administration Department from 2008. Before transferring to the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Mr Plathan held the post of Director General at the Finnish Meteorological Institute.
The Administration Department for the Ministry of Transport and Communications includes a Finance Unit, an Administration Unit and a Development Unit.
Mr Harri Pursiainen, Permanent Secretary, tel. +358 9 160 28389