Sirje Ahvenlampi-Hyvönen appointed as VP, Group Communications at Patria
Sirje Ahvenlampi-Hyvönen has been appointed to head of Patria's group communications. She has started as Vice President, Group Communications as of 30th May, 2022. Sirje Ahvenlampi-Hyvönen reports to Leena Orpo, Chief Human Resources Officer.
Sirje (B.S.; MSc in Social Sciences) has had an extensive international career in leading and developing communications and change management operations and projects. She has worked as a consultant and executive corporate positions and has been heading and developing corporate communications for example at Ixonos, Basware and Digia.
"Corporate communications, change management and brand and reputation management have always been in the core of my professional interest and important part of career. Patria is a workplace where we build common security, in the midst of this very particular day and age. I'm looking forward to how I can contribute on the development of communications and dialogue together with people at Patria as well as with external stakeholders internationally", comments Sirje Ahvenlampi-Hyvönen.
“I want to warmly welcome Sirje to Patria and to work together to further enhance Patria's communications across Patria's markets internationally as well as internally", says Leena Orpo, SVP, Human Resources.
Group communications at Patria is responsible for external and internal communications at the group level, including media relations and financial and responsibility communications.