Change in VR’s leadership team

VR-Group Plc, stock exchange release, 22 August 2023 at 9:30 a.m. EEST

Change in VR Group’s leadership team

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Erkka Repo has decided to pursue a new opportunity outside the company and will be leaving VR Group in February 2024. A search for the successor has been initiated.

Erkka Repo has been with VR Group since 2021 and he has had an active role in developing the company through various functions. His area of responsibility included in addition to finance and treasury also strategy, IT, sourcing and real estates.

“I want to express my warmest thanks to Erkka Repo for his valuable contribution during the past years. Erkka has been in the key role in developing the financial and investment management in the company and in this way accelerated the company renewal. He has also been an important part of our leadership team and provided strong support to our businesses. I wish Erkka the best of success in his future endeavors,” says Elisa Markula, CEO of VR Group.

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About VR-Yhtymä Oyj

At VR, we promote responsible transport of the future. We are a passenger, logistics and maintenance service company owned by the Finnish state, and we increase the popularity of carbon-neutral rail and city traffic. We ensure smooth daily travel in Finland and Sweden and act as a pillar of support for industry in Finland’s logistics. In 2022, our customers made a total of 194.2 million journeys with us, and we transported 34.4 million tonnes of goods. Our net sales amounted to EUR 1,107.0 million and we employed approximately 9,000 top professionals. Further information:    

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