Nokian Hires VP of Strategy and Corporate Development

May 19, 2016

Timo Tervolin has been appointed vice president of strategy and corporate development and a member of the Nokian Tyres plc management team. His responsibilities will include leading the company's strategy process and strategic programs, mergers and acquisitions, and monitoring markets and competition.

"Timo has strong international experience in the field of strategic leadership, mergers and acquisitions and business development," says Ari Lehtoranta, CEO and president of Nokian. "Timo will bring new perspectives to the development of Nokian Tyres' strategy and I believe that with him, our company will make further progress along the road to successful, profitable growth."

Tervolin will join Nokian on June 6 and will report to Lehtoranta. He comes from Ingram Micro, a global technology distributor based in Irvine, Calif., where he's lead the company's mergers and acquisitions team. Nokian says he has substantial international experience in strategy and business leadership and development having worked in Europe and the United States with Nokia Corp. Prior to his position at Nokia, Tervolin worked as management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group.