Riitta Tiuraniemi to chair the Board of Directors of Finavia

Ministry of Transport and Communications
Publication date 14.1.2015 10.05
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Ms Riitta Tiuraniemi
Ms Riitta Tiuraniemi

Ms Riitta Tiuraniemi (52), Master of Science in Technology, has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of Finavia Corporation at an extraordinary general meeting on 14 January 2015.

"I am very pleased that Ms Tiuraniemi will be chairing the Board of Directors of Finavia. She is an experienced and determined leader with a strong background in developing service business operations", says Finland's Minister of Transport and Local Government Paula Risikko.

"Finavia is one of the most important government service companies which provides airport, passenger and air navigation services that enable smooth air transport and at the same time ensure Finland's competitiveness. It is important to have an accomplished professional of service business in the board management", says Minister Risikko.

Finavia Corporation maintains and develops the airport network and Finland's air navigation system to meet the needs of civil and military aviation and provides with air navigation services in Finland's airspace. The responsibility for the ownership steering of the company lies with the Ministry of Transport and Communications.