Nokian Tyres promotes several senior staff members.
Nokian Tyres P.L.C. has promoted a number of senior staff members in a bid to improve the distribution, development and harmonization of company’s procudures.
The managing director of Nokian’s Vianor Holding unit since 2010, Alexej von Bagh, has been given the responsibility for Nokian’s global process development with effect from April 1. Mr. Von Bagh will be responsible for the process architecture & process development along with improving the mode of operations & overall business practices.
Anna Hyvönen has been hired to succeed Mr. von Bagh as head of Nokian’s Vianor retail network & partner distribution, including the development of the company’s partner distribution strategy, expansion of the partner network and management of the equity-owned Vianor chain.
Andrei Pantioukhov, general manager for Nokian Tyres Russia, was appointed executive vice president, tasked with supporting the president and CEO in strategic initiatives and being a representative for the company. He also continues at Nokian Tyres Russia.
In addition, Juha Pirhonen, head of research and development, was appointed to the Nokian management team, and Heikki Mattsson will head up Nokian’s information and communications technology function, responsible for quality, sustainability and ICT.