Riivo Tuvike, Tallinn Airport, chairman
Riivo Tuvike (photo: Tallinn Airport)

Tallinn Airport picks finance expert as new chairman

The Supervisory Board of Tallinn Airport has chosen Riivo Tuvike, who has international finance and banking experience, as its new chairman, to start on June 1.

Märten Vaikmaa, chairman of the supervisory board at Tallinn Airport, has announced that Riivo Tuvike will take up the position of chairman of the management board, as “his vision for the development of the airport coincides with that of the supervisory board and the owner.”

He said he “sees strong financial competence and international sales and cooperation work experience in Riivo, which is a must for the management of the airport, considering the ever-increasing competition in the aviation market, the need to create new flight destinations and to raise the awareness of people about Estonia as a travel destination.”

The statement also says that the board highly appreciates the views of the new chairman on team management.

“The cooperation of both the team and the entire community is important in the airport. Riivo Tuvike is a manager with extensive leadership experience, who values people, team and the development of the organisation,” Vaikmaa noted.

Continued focus
According to Tuvike, he plans to focus on the creation of the best connections, implementation of the terminal expansion and development of the entire site.

He also claims that he is committed to creating the necessary environment to increase the number of cargo flights and continuing the work of retaining the title of “best European airport”.

“For me, it is important that the airport retains its award-winning client experience into the future,” he said.

Previously, Riivo Tuvike worked as head of AS Luminor Liising, where his primary task was to oversee the merger of DNB Liising and Nordea Finance Estonia.

Before that, he held various positions in Nordea Finance, led the European sales unit of Nordea Finance Group and was responsible for cooperation with different manufacturers in the Baltic and Scandinavian countries.

Tuvike has a Master’s degree in strategic management.

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