Seija Turunen to be Chairman of the Board of Finnpilot Pilotage

Ministry of Transport and Communications
Publication date 10.3.2015 9.50
Press release

Seija Turunen MSc. (61) has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Finnpilot Pilotage Ltd. The appointment was made at the company's general meeting held on 10 March.

- "It is wonderful to have a lady who has years of business experience in the marine transport sector as chairman of Finnpilot Pilotage. Seija Turunen has worked in a variety of roles in both the marine transport and harbour businesses and I believe that her perspective as Finnpilot's Chairman of the Board will be valuable for the development of the company", declared Paula Risikko, Minister of Transport and Local Government.

In 1992-2014 she worked with Finnlines in various positions including Deputy CEO and as Managing Director of Finnsteve; part of the Finnlines Group.

Seija Turunen's previous positions include various senior management and advisory roles with Kansallis-Osake-Pankki, Midland Montagu Pankki, Finca Oy and with Enso-Gutzeit Oyj.

She is currently a Member of the Board of Elisa Oyj and Member of the Supervisory Board of Etera.

Finnpilot Pilotage Ltd is a state-owned company that provides a national pilotage service as well as related services in the area of maritime safety and support operations.

Further information
Ms Seija Turunen, Chairman of the Board, tel. +358 50 555 5441.
Ms Rita Linna, Senior Government Adviser, Ministry of Transport and Communications, tel. +358 295 34 2559