Finnish Forest Industries Federation Names Nina Pärssinen as Labour Market Director

Nina Pärssinen

Nov. 25, 2014 – The Finnish Forest Industries Federation announced that Nina Pärssinen, LL.M., has been appointed Labour Market Director and a member of its Executive Team, effective January 5, 2015.

Currently, Pärssinen serves as Managing Director of the Association of Finnish Independent Education Employers and also responsible for that organization's labor market activities. Prior to this, she worked at the Association of Social Service Employers and as an attorney at employment law specialists Työsuhdejuristit Oy.

Pärssinen has also worked as an advocate and partner at several law firms.

“The forest industry is in need of fresh thinking and structural reforms to improve its competitiveness,” said Timo Jaatinen, Director General of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation. “Nina Pärssinen has demonstrated a strong ability to lead labour market activities at the Association of Finnish Independent Education Employers.”

Pärssinen commented, “The forest-based sector has experienced a profound structural change and now it is time for it to build a new success story. I believe that, in cooperation with our negotiation partners, we can identify means to enhance Finland's competitiveness and thus establish better prerequisites for forest industry production, jobs and new investments.”

The Finnish Forest Industries Federation current Labour Market Director, Jari Forss, is taking on a position with another employer.

SOURCE: Finnish Forest Industries Federation