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  • Ari Puheloinen

Ari Puheloinen

  • Member since 2014

  • Member of the Nomination and Governance Committee

  • Independent of the company and significant shareholders

  • Born 1951, Finnish citizen

  • General Staff Officer

 

 

Main occupation

  • General (ret.)

Career history

  • Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces 2009–2014
  • Chief of Finnish Defence Command 2007–2009 and Commander of the Eastern Command 2004–2007
  • Deputy Chief of Operations of the Finnish Defence Staff 2000–2003 and Brigade Commander 1999–2000
  • Principal Secretary of the Defence Council 1997–1999
  • Assistant Defence Attaché in Moscow 1986–1990

Key positions of trust

  • Board member of Patria Plc