Aug 25, 2022

Nokian Tyres Announces Changes in Operating Model and Leadership

Nokian Tyres plc is reorganizing the Group’s organization and management structure to strengthen go-to-market execution. This is to improve operational efficiency and collaboration, and focus on building the new Nokian Tyres as the company is in the process of investing in new European capacity and exiting Russia.

The company is combining Passenger Car Tyres commercial operations under one leadership, with increasing strategic and operational synergies across the geographical areas. Anna Hyvönen, EVP North America, Nordics and Vianor and member of Nokian Tyres Management Team, has been appointed EVP Passenger Car Tyres and Vianor.

Nokian Tyres Management Team

The members of Nokian Tyres Management Team as of September 1, 2022 are:


Jukka Moisio, President & CEO

Päivi Antola, Senior Vice President, Communications, Investor Relations and Brand

Anna Hyvönen, Executive Vice President, Passenger Car Tyres and Vianor

Adrian Kaczmarczyk, Senior Vice President, Supply Operations

Teemu Kangas-Kärki, CFO

Jukka Kasi, Senior Vice President, Products & Innovations

Päivi Leskinen, Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Manu Salmi, Executive Vice President, Heavy Tyres and Nokia Factory


Bahri Kurter, who has been EVP Central Europe and member of Nokian Tyres Management Team, is leaving the company to pursue his career outside of Nokian Tyres.

“I want to thank Bahri Kurter for his contribution to success of the company over the past 3 years. We wish him all the best for the future”, says Jukka Moisio, President and CEO of Nokian Tyres plc.

The changes are effective as of September 1, 2022.

Source: Nokian Tyres

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