Turkka Kuusisto has been appointed president and CEO of Posti Group by the board of directors as of February 6.
He has acted as interim president and CEO since October 1, 2019, and served in leadership positions since 2016.
Kuusisto joined the Posti Group in 2016 as SVP, postal services, and acted as SVP, parcel and e-commerce, since 2019.
Markku Pohjola, chairman of the board of directors, said there were several strong candidates but Kuusisto’s experience in digital services and the postal industry set him apart.
“I have been following Turkka Kuusisto both in his role as the head of the Parcel and eCommerce business group and as Posti’s interim president and CEO. Kuusisto has demonstrated exemplary leadership, assertiveness and humanity during a quite challenging autumn,” Pohjola said.
Commenting on his new role, Kuusisto said, “As president and CEO, I will continue to renew the company together with all Posti employees and will do my part in ensuring that Posti will be able to operate sustainably also in the long-term.”