Liisa Kivelä has been appointed Communications Director of the City of Helsinki. She will transfer to the City from her current position as Head of Communications at KONE Corporation. The Communications Director is in charge of the City's communication and heads the communications function of the City Executive Office. The function comprises the City's communication, marketing, public relations and participation, interaction and general information.
"Helsinki has an ambitious and inspiring strategy. I see many opportunities for the Communications to help promoting this strategy and eagerly await the new challenges", says Liisa Kivelä.
The position as Communications Director was open for application on 6–23 April and attracted 72 applicants.