Realia has appointed Marjö Pääkkö as SVP, HR. Pääkkö holds a master’s degree in education and a bachelor’s degree in political science. She will take up the position by 13 February 2020. Pääkkö comes to Realia from Schenker Oy, where she has been SVP, HR.
“We are extremely pleased to appoint Marjo Pääkkö to this position at Realia. Staff satisfaction and good governance play key roles in the growth of Realia, and Marjo’s experience and expertise will certainly strengthen the group. We want to be an even stronger expert services group in property brokerage and management, and her background offers excellent support to the development of Realia and its group companies”, says Realia President and CEO Kari Virta.
“Housing is one of the most important factors affecting quality of life. As the market leader in its field, Realia plays an important role in developing real estate services to meet future needs. The desire to grow and internationalise further makes Realia a very interesting operator. It’s wonderful to have the opportunity to develop Realia into the best group in its business fields, together with Realia’s customers, personnel and experts”, Pääkkö says.
Pääkkö will be responsible for human resources matters in all the countries in which Realia operates, and she will report to the president and CEO of Realia.
We’ve changed a lot in recent years and want to make our journey of change visible by renewing our brand and name. We will continue to operate under the Retta name in all of our appearing online channels as well as in the street view in the coming months.