Räty, Arto


Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications, Member of the Management Team, Fortum
b. 1955, Lieutenant General (Ret.)

Arto Räty joined the Fortum management team in 1 April 2016

Mr Räty has previous positions as Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence of Finland, 2011–2015 and Director of the National Defence Policy Unit, 2005–2008. In addition, he has held various positions within Finnish Defence Forces, including, Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations at Defence Command, 2009–2010; Chief of Staff at Army Command, 2008–2009; Brigade Commander, Pori Brigade, 2000–2002; Commanding Officer of the Finnish Battalion in KFOR , Kosovo, 2000; Deputy Chief of the International Department, Defence Command, 1997–2000 Director of the National Defence Courses of the Finnish Government, 2003–2004 Finnish Liaison Officer at NATO HQ and PCC SHAPE, Brussels, Belgium, 1994–1997

His key positions of trust are as Chairman of the Board at Destia Oy, 2015–, Member of the Board and Vice Chairman, Destia Oy, 2014–2015, Member of the Board at Ahlström Capital Cleantech Fund I, 2011–, Chairman of the National Security Committee, Finland, 2011–2015, Member of the Emergency Supply Council, 2011–2015