HELSINKI, Finland, Dec 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Release 21 December 2016 10.00 a.m.
The Board of Directors of Nokian Tyres plc has appointed MBA Andrei Pantioukhov, 44, as the interim President and CEO starting 1 January 2017. Mr. Pantioukhov currently serves as Nokian Tyres' General Manager, Russian operations and continues also in this role. He has been in the Company since 2004, a member of the management since 2009 and Executive Vice President since the beginning of 2016.
Nokian Tyres' current President and CEO Ari Lehtoranta resigned his position 26 September 2016 in order to pursue new opportunities outside of Nokian Tyres. Lehtoranta started in his position 1 October 2014.
Curriculum vitae and photo of Andrei Pantioukhov are available on Nokian Tyres' internet pages at www.nokiantyres.com/company/investors/corporate-governance/the-groups-management-team/
Teleconference on 21 December at 12:00 noon EET
Chairman of the Board Petteri Walldén and Andrei Pantioukhov will be answering questions in a teleconference that will be arranged today, 21 December at 12:00 noon EET. You can participate in the telephone conference by calling one of the numbers below 5–10 minutes before the scheduled starting time:
Nokian Tyres plc
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Further information: Chairman of the Board Petteri Walldén, tel. +358 10 401 7476
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