Change in Pihlajalinna Plc's Management Team

Pihlajalinna Plc           Stock Exchange Release      17 February 2017 at 7.45 a.m.

Change in Pihlajalinna Plc's Management Team

Joni Aaltonen, Pihlajalinna's Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, has been named as SVP of Pihlajalinna Group's Primary and Social Care (P & S) segment. He will start in his new role and join the Group's Management Team on 20 February 2017.

Aaltonen has worked in different roles in the Pihlajalinna Group since 2008. In his roles Aaltonen has been responsible for the Group's strategic development, M&A transactions and ensuring the profitable growth of business operations. He will continue to be responsible for the Group's corporate planning.

"I am delighted that Joni accepted the new role. Joni has exceptionally extensive experience and expertise in the P & S segment's operations," says CEO Aarne Aktan.

Pihlajalinna Plc

For further information, please contact:
Aarne Aktan, CEO, +358 40 342 4440
Joni Aaltonen, SVP starting 20 February 2017, +358 40 524 7270

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Pihlajalinna in brief
Pihlajalinna is one of the leading private social and healthcare services providers in Finland. The Company provides social and healthcare services for households, companies, insurance companies and public sector entities in private clinics, health centres, dental clinics and hospitals around Finland. Pihlajalinna provides general practitioner and specialised care services, including emergency and on-call services, a wide range of surgical services, occupational healthcare and dental care services, in private clinics and hospitals operating under the Dextra brand. Under the Pihlajalinna brand the Company, in cooperation with the public sector, offers social and healthcare service provision models to public sector entities with the aim of providing high quality services for public pay healthcare customers.

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