Change in Pihlajalinna Plc's Management Team

Pihlajalinna Plc           Stock Exchange Release      15 March 2017 at 9.00 a.m.

Change in Pihlajalinna Plc's Management Team

Pauliina Rannikko has been appointed as Pihlajalinna Group's General Counsel. She will start in her position and as a member of the Group's Management Team on 18 April 2017.

Rannikko has worked as Componenta's SVP, Legal since 2010 and in addition to that as SVP, HR since the end of 2015. Prior to that, she has worked as General Counsel at Onninen Oy during 2007-2010. Additionally, she has ten years of experience from managerial and expert positions at Finnair Oyj and Roschier, Attorneys Ltd. Rannikko holds LL.M. and Master of Science (Econ) degrees.

"I'm delighted to get an experienced General Counsel like Pauliina to Pihlajalinna. I believe that she will be a good fit for our team", says CEO Aarne Aktan. "I wish to warmly welcome Pauliina to Pihlajalinna."

"I am very excited about my new position. Pihlajalinna offers an interesting viewpoint in the renewing market of social and healthcare services", says Pauliina Rannikko.

Pihlajalinna Plc

For further information, please contact:
Aarne Aktan, CEO, +358 40 342 4440
Pauliina Rannikko, General Counsel starting on 18 April 2017, +358 40 351 4986

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Pihlajalinna in brief
Pihlajalinna is one of the leading private social and healthcare services providers in Finland. The Company provides social and healthcare services for households, companies, insurance companies and public sector entities in private clinics, health centres, dental clinics and hospitals around Finland. Pihlajalinna provides general practitioner and specialised care services, including emergency and on-call services, a wide range of surgical services, occupational healthcare and dental care services, in private clinics and hospitals operating under the Dextra brand. Under the Pihlajalinna brand the Company, in cooperation with the public sector, offers social and healthcare service provision models to public sector entities with the aim of providing high quality services for public pay healthcare customers.

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