Jari Kantonen, aged 49, has been appointed as GM of Taksi Helsinki. He starts in the position at the end of spring 2017. Most recently Kantonen was the Head of Rail traffic services department at Finrail Oy. Prior to Finrail Oy, he was the Operations Director for G4S Finland.
Jari Kantonen has valuable leadership experience from working in both logistics and security and his way of working is based on being an open, collaborative and decisive leader. Kantonen is a strong strategy expert who has successfully taken part in developing companies during major change phases. He brings additional power to Taksi Helsinki’s successful further development. His skills will definitely be needed when Finland’s new ‘Transport Code’ is being introduced, aiming at a wide-scale deregulation of the transportation industry.
- ‘Change manager’ Jari Kantonen takes the helm at Taksi Helsinki.