Antero Jännes appointed as a new Member to the Board of Baltic Connector Oy

Antero Jännes (63), Energy Councellor and Master of Science in Technology, has been appointed as a new Member of the Baltic Connector Oy’s Board. Jännes has significant experience and expertise in the gas and energy sector and will bring important knowledge of the gas market to the Company’s Board.

Jännes has previously worked as the President and CEO of Gasum Oy. At the moment Jännes acts as a Board Member at Auris Kaasunjakelu Oy and Wega Oy.

Esa Härmälä will continue as the Chairman of the Board of Baltic Connector Oy. Päivi Janka, Deputy Director General, and Pekka Kettunen, Ministerial Adviser, will continue as Members of the Board.

Baltic Connector Oy is a state-owned company established in 2015 to implement the Finnish part of the Balticconnector gas pipeline project. Balticconnector is a gas pipeline connecting Finland and Estonia that will enable the interconnection of Baltic and Finnish gas markets and implement the opening of the gas market in Finland. The completion of Balticconnector is scheduled for 2020.

 

Inquiries:

Chairman of the Board, Esa Härmälä, tel. +358 40 087 4209

President and CEO, Herkko Plit, tel. +358 50 462 0788

 

Antero Jännes appointed as a new Member to the Board of Baltic Connector Oy, 16.3.2017