05 April 2016

Ari Palmroos appointed HSE Director at Neste

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Neste Corporation
Press Release
5 April 2016 at 3.30 pm. (EET)

Ari Palmroos appointed HSE Director at Neste

Ari Palmroos (born 1962, M.Sc.Eng, MBA) has been appointed the HSE Director at Neste. The main tasks of the HSE organization is to develop Neste's safety culture as well as to promote safe behavior and awareness. Palmroos will be heading the HSE organization of 35 people. He will start working at Neste in the beginning of September 2016 at the latest.

 "We are extremely happy to welcome Ari in our safety team.  Safe operations are the number one concern of Neste not only for the well-being of our personnel but also due to the nature of our operations. According to our safety vision, all accidents can be prevented. Our target is to take safety to a new level within the company," says Hannele Jakosuo-Jansson, SVP, Human Resources and Safety.

Prior to his move to Neste, Palmroos worked as the OHS Director at UPM-Kymmene. He also has many years of experience in safety and line management duties at Fortum, Borealis and Neste.

Neste Corporation

Kaisa Lipponen
Director, Corporate Communications

Neste in brief

Neste is a pioneer in oil refining and renewable solutions. We provide our customers with premium-quality products for cleaner traffic and industrial products based on world-class research. We are the world's leading producer of renewable diesel, and our annual production capacity is more than 2 million tons. We also are the world's largest company providing renewable fuel from waste and residues. Our sustainable operations have received recognition in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Global 100 list of the world's most sustainable companies, among others. Our net sales for 2015 amounted to approximately EUR 11 billion, and our shares are listed on NASDAQ Helsinki. Cleaner traffic, energy and life are moved forward by about 5,000 professionals. More information: neste.com/en