Facts and figures
on the personnel
On 1 July 2010, Lauri Virkkunen, M.Sc. (Eng.), M.Sc. (Econ.) was appointed the President and CEO of Pohjolan Voima Oy after the retirement of the Group’s long-term President and CEO Timo Rajala. Executive Vice President Pertti Simola retired on 1 May 2010.
Pertti Pietinen, M.Sc. (Eng.) started as the President of PVO-Vesivoima Oy on 1 July 2010. The former President Birger Ylisaukko-oja retired.
Key personnel figures in 2010
At the end of 2010, the number of personnel in the company was 481. Of those, 17 people or 3.5 per cent had fixed-term contracts. There was a slight decrease in the number of personnel on the previous year: at the end of 2009, the number of personnel in the company was 510, and 14 people or 2.7 per cent had fixed-term contracts. The share of women in permanent employment decreased somewhat in comparison to 2009. The share in 2010 was 19.4 per cent, while in 2009 it was 20.0 per cent.
The most common working time arrangement is full-time work. The share of part-time workers was 7.1 per cent. Part-time work is usually chosen by the employees on their own initiative, and it is often related to parental leave or partial retirement. The total number of summer employees on fixed-term contracts in 2010 was 86.
The average age of personnel in permanent employment decreased slightly and was 48.8 years, while in 2009 it was 49.1 years. The share of those past 50 was 256 people, or 55.2 per cent.
A total of 26 employees were granted old-age pension. The number of permanent employment contracts terminated for other reasons was 33. This number includes the 14 employees transferred from Proma-Palvelut to Maintpartner Oy when the business operations of Nokia power plant were sold to Fortum Power and Heat early in 2010.
The number of new permanent contracts was 18. Personnel turnover in 2010 was 8.3 per cent, while in 2009 it was 5.1 per cent.