Raul Lönnström, Vice President, Development has been appointed Managing Director of Valio’s Russian subsidiary OOO Valio, effective as of 10th March 2015.
Mr Lönnström will take up his new position on an official basis once he has been granted a work permit.
Executive Vice President Mika Koskinen bears group responsibility for Valio’s Russian business operations as a member of Valio’s Executive Board.
Raul Lönnström has a strong track record in Russia. As Managing Director of Valio Ershovo from 2006–2008, he for instance got the operations of the processed cheese plant and the logistics centre underway.
Then as Vice President, Development, Raul headed up numerous projects related to the advancement of Valio’s Russian business operations. He is also a member of the subsidiary’s Management Board.