Terveystalo Plc Stock Exchange release 31 December 2018 at 11:45 a.m. EET
Petri Bono, born 1970, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed as Chief Medical Officer as of 1 February 2019. He becomes a member of the Terveystalo Executive Team and reports to CEO Yrjö Närhinen.
Petri Bono joins Terveystalo from Helsinki University Hospital (HUH), where he holds the position of Chief Medical Officer since 2016. In addition, Mr. Bono holds the position of Adjunct Professor (cancer biology) in the University of Helsinki since 2006. Prior his role as Chief Medical Officer he held various leadership positions within HUH, including as the Director and Physician-in-Chief of Comprehensive Cancer Center.
"I warmly welcome Petri to Terveystalo. Petri has extensive experience of medical leadership positions and clinical research. The healthcare industry is now developing with giant steps, and we in Terveystalo want to be at the forefront of building the future of healthcare. Petri is committed to our mission and I am proud and glad to have Petri join to our team, "says Terveystalo's CEO Yrjö Närhinen.
"With its large network well-known brand, Terveystalo is in an excellent position as healthcare practices are in a mist of a transformation globally. As the focus will shift towards preventive healthcare services, the digital platforms already introduced by Terveystalo will be very important. Terveystalo is a forerunner in clinical quality in Finland and has also set up a biobank as the first private healthcare provider. With high quality, modern operating models and investments in research, Terveystalo is in a pole position to develop into an even more customer-oriented service provider, "says Petri Bono.
Attachments: Petri Bono CV
Kati Kaksonen, Director, Investor Relations and Financial Communications, Terveystalo
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Terveystalo in brief
Terveystalo is a listed company on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. Terveystalo is the largest healthcare service company in Finland with net sales and network. The company offers versatile primary and secondary health care services for corporate and private customers and the public sector. The nationwide network covers 180 locations across Finland, complemented by 24/7 digital services.
In 2017, Terveystalo had approximately 1.2 million individual customers and approximately 3.3 million doctor visits. Nearly 9,000 healthcare professionals work in Terveystalo, about half of whom are private practitioners. Terveystalo's services carry the Key Flag symbol and the company is a member of the Association for Finnish Work. www.terveystalo.com