Elena Stenholm to become Director of Stockmann’s Real Estate division

STOCKMANN plc, Stock Exchange Release 25.6.2018 at 15:00 EET

Elena Stenholm (born 1971), M.Sc. (Pol.) has been appointed as Director, Real Estate and as a member of the Stockmann Management Team. She has most recently served as Vice President, Commercial Services at Finavia and before that as Commercial Director at Citycon. Elena Stenholm will join Stockmann by the end of the year and she will report to CEO Lauri Veijalainen.

Elena Stenholm will be responsible for the comprehensive development of Stockmann's real estate business. At Finavia, Stenholm has been responsible for developing and managing the commercial service offering, as well as for the close cooperation with commercial operators at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport.

“I would like to warmly welcome Elena Stenholm to Stockmann. Elena has extensive experience in real estate development and business-oriented solutions for retail properties in international environments,” says CEO Lauri Veijalainen.

Björn Teir, current director of the Real Estate division, will join another company after the summer. Seppo Oksanen, Commercial Director of the Real Estate division, will serve as interim Director of the division until Elena Stenholm starts.

“Stockmann is an iconic retailer and the company's real estate development is at an interesting stage. I'm excited about Stockmann's turnaround and meeting the changing needs of consumers and trends,” says Elena Stenholm.

Further information:
Lauri Veijalainen, CEO, tel. +358 9 121 5062



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