03/01/2018 - 11:58

Esa Kallio, the new President and CEO of Municipality Finance, swears by collaboration

Esa Kallio has been appointed as the President and CEO of Municipality Finance Plc. He assumed his new position on 28 February 2018.

Esa Kallio has an impressive track record in finance. He has worked for MuniFin since 2005, most recently heading the company's funding and treasury functions. Since August 2017, he has also acted as an interim President and CEO.

– I am really looking forward to closer cooperation that will enable us to further improve our dialogue with customers. According to MuniFin’s revised vision, our aim is to be the preferred partner of our customers throughout the financing life cycle. We want to be a visionary sparring partner that welcomes challenges and is also able to challenge its customers. Our personnel has in-depth expertise in our customer sectors and this is something I want our customers to take full benefit of, Esa Kallio says.

– Reforms unequalled in scope are currently taking place in our customers’ operating environment. We will assist them in evaluating the practical effects of the future changes and identifying new solutions. At present, we are focusing on customer-oriented development and the digitalisation of our services. This requires close partnerships with our customers, Kallio says.

Changes in MuniFin’s Executive Management Team

Following Esa Kallio's appointment as the President and CEO of MuniFin, Mari Tyster has been appointed as the deputy to the CEO. Tyster is the company's Executive Vice President, Legal and Governance and member of the Executive Management Team. Simultaneously, Joakim Holmström and Rainer Holm have been appointed as new members to the Executive Management Team. Furthermore, Holmström, who has headed MuniFin’s funding operations, will assume the responsibility of leading the company's capital markets operations.

Toni Heikkilä, Jukka Helminen and Marjo Tomminen will continue as members of the Executive Management Team. 

Read the stock exchange release on the appointment of Esa Kallio >

Read the stock exchange release on changes in MuniFin’s Executive Management Team >