Changes in Finnlines’ Management

10. September 2019

We are pleased to announce that as from 1 September 2019 Mrs Merja Kallio-Mannila has been appointed as Deputy Head of Group Sales, Marketing & Customer Service and Mr Torkel Saarnio has been appointed as Deputy Line Manager of HansaLink, Hanko–Rostock & Helsinki–Rostock.
In these new positions Mrs Kallio-Mannila reports to Mr Staffan Herlin and Mr Saarnio reports to Mrs Kielo Vesikko.
Mrs Kallio-Mannila also continues to work on with her present responsibilities as Head of Sales & Customer Service, Finland and Mr Saarnio in his present responsibilities as Head of Truck & Trailer Segment.

We wish Mrs Kallio-Mannila and Mr Saarnio all the success in their new positions.


Mr Staffan Herlin
Head of Group Marketing, Sales and
Customer Service
Line Manager Germany, North Sea ro-ro
Phone +358 50 565 5257

Mrs Kielo Vesikko
Head of Passenger Services
Line Manager HansaLink & Hanko/Helsinki–Rostock
Phone +358 50 565 4418

Finnlines Plc

Tom Pippingsköld                                  Tapani Voionmaa
CFO                                                      Group General Counsel

Finnlines is a leading shipping operator of ro-ro and passenger services in the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and the Bay of Biscay. The Company is a part of the Grimaldi Group, one of the world’s largest operators of ro-ro vessels and the largest operator of the Motorways of the Sea in Europe for both passengers and freight. This affiliation enables Finnlines to offer liner services to and from any destination in the Mediterranean, West Africa as well as the Atlantic coast of both North and South America.