Press release 3.4.2007

Appointments at Statistics Finland

Statistics Finland has made the following appointments for a Director of IT-management and the Directors of the Population Statistics, Social Statistics, Prices and Wages Statistics and Economic Statistics Departments:

  • Mr Sven-Folke Björkqvist, Bachelor of Business Administration, has been appointed Director of IT-management for a five-year term starting 1 April 2007. Mr Björkqvist has held the position also for the previous five-year term.
  • Ms Riitta Harala, Master of Economics, has been appointed Director of the Social Statistics Department for a five-year term starting 1 March 2007. Prior to this appointment Ms Harala has held the position of Director of the Population Statistics Department at Statistics Finland.
  • Mr Jari Tarkoma, Master of Arts, Master of Laws, has been appointed Director of the Population Statistics Department for a five-year term starting 1 April 2007. Prior to this appointment Mr Tarkoma has held the position of Head of Statistics at Statistics Finland.
  • Mr Kari Molnar, Bachelor of Social Sciences, has been appointed Director of the Prices and Wages Statistics Department for a five-year term starting 1 April 2007. Mr Molnar has held the position also for the previous five-year term.
  • Mr Ari Tyrkkö, Bachelor of Social Sciences, has been appointed Director of the Economic Statistics Department for a five-year term starting 1 April 2007. Mr Tyrkkö has held the position also for the previous five-year term.

Earlier this year appointments for similar five-year terms were made for a Director of the IT and Statistical Methods Department, a Director of Information Services, a Director of International Affairs and a Director of Management Services.
Press release 24 January 2007

Inquiries:
Ms Erja Seppänen, Acting Chief Communication Officer, Tel. +358 9 1734 2569, E-mail: firstname.lastname@stat.fi

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