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Tuula Lehto appointed Group Communications Director, Oriola Corporation


Tuula Lehto, M.Pol.Sc, has been appointed as Oriola Corporation’s Group Communications Director as of 2 October 2017. She is responsible for internal and external communications, public affairs and brand development.

Tuula Lehto moves to Oriola from Pohjoisranta Burson-Marsteller where she has worked as Principal Consultant. Lehto has a vast experience in communications both at stock listed companies and regulated monopolies. Earlier in her career she worked several years e.g. for Raha-automaattiyhdistys (RAY), Veikkaus and Kemira Grow-How/ Yara in the areas of communications, marketing and corporate social responsibility.

"Oriola is at an interesting stage and offers many exciting challenges. The company has great expertise and an experienced team that I get to work with. I will bring Oriola extensive experience and vision in communications. The field of communications is currently in great transformation and it is important to look at the big picture strategically and seize new opportunities”, says Tuula Lehto.

"Tuula Lehto’s vast experience in communications makes her very well-positioned to develop communications, brand and public affairs at Oriola. I wish her warmly welcome to the company", says Eero Hautaniemi, President and CEO, Oriola.

Further information:

Eero Hautaniemi
President and CEO
tel. +358 50 429 2109      

Tuula Lehto
Group Communications Director
tel. +358 40 5885 343


Oriola is a Finnish listed retail and wholesale company that distributes pharmaceuticals and health and wellbeing products. Oriola has a strong position in the pharmaceuticals market in Sweden and Finland. We promote people's wellbeing by ensuring safe and efficient distribution of pharmaceuticals and healthcare consumer products and services to our customers. Oriola's net sales are €1.6 billion, the company has some 2,800 employees and 325 pharmacies in Sweden. The company is headquartered in Espoo.