Jukka Paavola appointed Managing Director of EPV Alueverkko as of 1 July 2024

Jukka Paavola has been appointed EPV Alueverkko’s Managing Director, starting from the 1st of July 2024. Paavola has extensive experience in regional grid operations and the construction of electricity transmission networks. He has worked as head of maintenance at EPV Alueverkko since 2012. Before joining EPV Alueverkko, Paavola worked for Enersense PN Oy in its substation team, and later as a substation engineer and branch manager, and also as regional manager overseeing, for example, the maintenance contracts for Fingrid’s and EPV Alueverkko’s electricity networks.

“For many years, Jukka Paavola has successfully managed numerous construction projects for EPV’s electricity distribution networks. His extensive experience, willingness to keep learning more and the contacts he has built up during his career make him ideally qualified to lead and drive EPV’s network business forward successfully. At EPV, we want to keep developing our network business and strengthen our position as the leading regional grid company in Finland. We wish Jukka every success in his new role,” says Rami Vuola, CEO of EPV Energy.

“I am excited for this opportunity to lead EPV Alueverkko. The company has a strong position in the electricity transmission sector, and I look forward to creating new opportunities together with our team,” says Jukka Paavola.

“At the same time, I would like to thank Jukka Rajala, the current Managing Director of EPV Alueverkko, for his outstanding work. Jukka Rajala will continue working at EPV Alueverkko, but in a supporting role as Senior Advisor to the new Managing Director. Rajala has been very successful in building EPV Alueverkko for many years, turning it into a major electricity distributor in Finland,” Vuola says.

For more information contact: EPV Energy Ltd, CEO Rami Vuola, tel. +358 40 509 0044