Maija Kaski appointed Chief HR Officer at Empower Group

tor 12 sep 2019 10:53:42

MSc, Adult Education Maija Kaski has been appointed Chief HR Officer of Empower Group and a member of the Empower Group Executive Team as of September 4, 2019.

Maija has 20 years' experience of both strategic and operative HR in international and global business environment. Most recently she has acted as HR Director among others in Martela and Talvivaara and previously also held responsible HR management positions at Nokia and Elcoteq. At Empower, Maija is in charge of the Group's HR and Communications functions and also leads the Finnish country HR team.

– Working in a personnel intense industry, we wanted to complement our team with a professional whose background supports developing our organization and our capabilities. Maija’s solid and exceptionally extensive experience in various HR roles and communications further strengthens Empower's expertise, says Jari Onniselkä, Empower Group CEO.

– I am particularly fascinated by the expertise of the organization, which combines more traditional industrial expertise skills with future innovative solutions, thus distinguishing Empower positively from other players in the field. My passion is to develop business driven HR, enable people to grow, and develop sustainable company and leadership culture, and I look forward to implementing these at Empower. It is also interesting to take the turn back to the technology industry, a sector which to me is familiar but at the same time developing at a tremendous pace, says Maija.