Vaisala appoints Timo Leskinen as Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Vaisala Corporation
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July 1, 2021 at 09:45 am (EEST)

Vaisala appoints Timo Leskinen as Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Timo Leskinen has been appointed as Vaisala ’s Executive Vice President, Human Resources. He will be a member of the Vaisala Management Group and report to President and CEO Kai Öistämö. Leskinen will start in his position on October 1, 2021.

Timo Leskinen joins Vaisala from Konecranes , where he has held the position as Senior Vice President, HR for the past eight years. Before Konecranes , Leskinen led the Fiskars Group HR and worked in HR and business management positions at Nokia . His background also covers HR consulting and he holds a Master’s degree in psychology.

“I warmly welcome Timo to Vaisala . Curious and talented experts are at the heart of Vaisala ’s success, and it is crucial for us to attract, engage, and motivate the best people globally. I am confident that he will bring valuable experience to our team and play a crucial role in developing our people and leadership practices even further,” describes Kai Öistämö, President and CEO of Vaisala .

“I feel privileged to join Vaisala . At Vaisala , technology leadership meets strong purpose and impact on the greatest environmental and social challenges of our time. I look forward to building upon the strong company culture together with the whole global team,” says Timo Leskinen.

Timo Leskinen’s CV and image are attached.

Further information:

Niina Ala-Luopa, Communications Manager
+358 400 728 957

Investors and analysts:
Paula Liimatta, Business Controller and Head of Investor Relations
+358 40 580 3521

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Vaisala  is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building on over 85 years of experience, Vaisala provides observations for a better world. We are a reliable partner for customers around the world, offering a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services. Headquartered in Finland, Vaisala employs over 1,900 professionals worldwide and is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange.