Kristina Metso has been appointed as Commercial Director of the Finnish Commerce Federation. Pia Pere-Vanhanen has been appointed as Communications Director of the Finnish Commerce Federation.

Kristina Metso, M.Sc., age 53, has been appointed as Commercial Director of the Finnish Commerce Federation from 7 April 2014. Previously, she worked as the Head of Marketing at the Finnish Commerce Federation. Metso also works as the Executive Director of Internet Industry Finland.

Pia Pere-Vanhanen, M.Pol.Sc., age 43, has been appointed as Communications Director of the Finnish Commerce Federation from 7 April 2014. Previously, Pere-Vanhanen worked as the Communications Manager at the Finnish Commerce Federation.

For further information, please contact:

Juhani Pekkala, Managing Director, Finnish Commerce Federation, juhani.pekkala(at)kauppa.fi, tel. +358 (0)9 1728 5111, +358 (0)400 419 560

The Finnish Commerce Federation represents commerce – the largest sector of economic life. Commerce employs around 300,000 persons in Finland. The Federation has around 7,000 member companies and represents both retail and wholesale commerce in industry politics and labour market lobbying. www.kauppa.fi