Mari Puoskari, M.Sc. (Eng.), has been appointed CEO of design and consultancy group FCG. Puoskari will take over from Ari Kolehmainen, who has been CEO of the Group since early 2011.
“Mari Puoskari is highly experienced in consulting and international operations. She also has extensive knowledge of the municipal sector, which is where the majority of FCG’s domestic customers operate”, says chair of the board of FCG Jari Koskinen.
“This is an inspiring position for me. FCG is a versatile and interesting company”, says Puoskari. “I have the business and strategic expertise and people-centred approach to leadership that are needed to support FCG in reaching its goal of strong growth.”
Mari Puoskari comes to FCG from her position as president of the business unit environment at Pöyry PLC. Before that she was on the management team of Ekokem Oyj, where she was in charge of new business and strategy. She also worked as a management consultant for several years. Puoskari gained extensive experience in the municipal sector during her 12 years on the city council of Helsinki. In that time she was also a council board member for several years and for the last four years was chair of the city council.
Puoskari’s starting date at FCG will be specified later.
Jari Koskinen, Chairman of the Board, FCG, jari.koskinenkuntaliitto.fi, telephone +358 44 976 4225
Mari Puoskari, telephone +358 50 537 2595
FCG Finnish Consulting Group is a wholly Finnish-owned group with international operations, specialising in software business operations, consultancy, training and multi-sectoral community planning. The company’s customers include organisations from both the private and public sectors. The group has around 750 employees and 40 % of its turnover comes from international operations. The parent company of FGC is owned by Kuntaliitto Holding Oy. www.fcg.fi
Eeva Kokki (eeva.kokkifcg.fi), Jun 5th 2018