Appointment of New Group CEO, Esa Alanko

Member of the Board of OPR-Finance Oy, LL.M., Trained on the Bench, Dipl.Btr. Mr. Esa Alanko has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as of March 8, 2021. Mr. Jouni Selin, who has held the position of Interim CEO as of June 30, 2019, will continue to work for the company as Director, Risk Management and Compliance.

 The appointment is a key part of the company’s strategy to continue developing operational efficiency even further and to direct the company to become once again profitable even despite the current challenging and unstable operating environment that may continue for a prolonged period.

 “Through the stabilization of the company’s financial situation and hopefully, easing of Covid-19 situation in near future, we will once again be able to concentrate fully on developing business performance. I am convinced that as the operating environment normalizes and the business revives, during the upcoming years the Company will once again return to the profitability levels where it belongs and where it is expected to be”, commented appointed CEO Alanko