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11/1/2011 New Board of Trustees for the Savonlinna Opera Festival


New Board of Trustees for the Savonlinna Opera Festival

At its meeting on October 31, 2011 the Savonlinna Opera Festival Patrons’ Association elected the following members of the Board of Trustees for the next three-year term.

The Board of Trustees as of October 31, 2011

Jukka Alho, President & CEO (Itella)   
Anne Brunila, Executive Vice President (Fortum)
Harri Halko, Vice-Chairman of Savonlinna City Board (new)
Matti Halmesmäki, President & CEO (Kesko) 
Olli-Pekka Heinonen, Director of TV Operations (Yle) 
Heikki Hämäläinen, Managing Director (Ok Suur-Savo) (new)
Vilppu Kiljunen, Stage Director 
Mikko Kosonen, President (Sitra) (new)
Hannu Krogerus, Senior Partner, Chairman of the Board (Hannu Krogerus Oy) 
Santero Kujala, Lääkintäneuvos, MD (new)
Olli Laurén, Consultant (Egon Zehnder International) (new)
Paavo Lipponen, Politician 
Anna-Kristiina Mikkonen, Vice-Chairman of Savonlinna City Board (new)
Risto Nieminen, CEO (Veikkaus) 
Pekka Nousiainen, Maakuntaneuvos, Politician 
Kim Nyberg, Chairman of the Board (M-Brain)  (new)
René Nyberg, CEO (East Office) (new)
Erkki Ormala, Director (Nokia) (new)
Matti-Pekka Parkkinen, Chairman of Savonlinna City Board (new)
Antti Piippo, Gallery Owner
Harri Sailas, President & CEO (Ilmarinen) 
Mika Seitovirta, CEO (Outokumpu) 
Pekka Soini, CEO (Sanoma News) (new)
Arja Suominen, Senior Vice President (Finnair) 
Nanna Vehviläinen, MSc (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) (new)
Matti Viialainen, Executive Director (The Regional Council of Etelä-Savo) 

Further info:
General Director Jan Hultin, tel. +358 400 483 578, jan.hultin@operafestival.fi