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Former Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas to act as ambassador for Verona Shelters Group in Europe

November 10, 2023

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PRESS RELEASE

[Helsinki, November 10th 2023] — Verona Shelters Group, a leading company in Shelter, Industrial and Safety products & solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of former Prime Minister of Estonia, Taavi Rõivas as well as Estonian attorney at law Janno Kuusk, as company’s Ambassadors. This strategic collaboration aims to strengthen the company’s presence in Europe.

Verona Shelters Group (VSG) was established through the merger of Finnish shelter and safety companies Verona Shelters Oy and Suomen Turvakauppa Oy, in partnership with the Swiss industry leader Andair AG. This strategic collaboration has positioned VSG as a market-leading provider of shelter and safety solutions. The company is set for significant growth in the upcoming years.

“We live in turbulent times when peace and stability is not to be taken for granted,” said Taavi Rõivas: “Providing professional shelters to the citizens is as important as boosting up our military capabilities. The best deterrence against any threat is readiness.”

This partnership marks a significant step forward for Verona Shelters Group, as it expands its presence in key markets and strengthens its global competitiveness. The company looks forward to a successful collaboration with Taavi Rõivas and Janno Kuusk as they contribute their expertise and insights to the company’s ongoing projects and development.

“We are excited to welcome Taavi and Janno to the Verona Shelters Group team,” Marko Nokka, Group Chairman, said. “Their wealth of experience and networks, combined with our unique shelter solutions that combine cutting-edge Finnish technology and Swiss precision, will help us drive growth in Europe, especially in the Baltic Countries.. We believe this collaboration will prove highly beneficial for our company and clients.”

Taavi Rõivas

Taavi Rõivas is former Prime Minister of Estonia (2014-2016), who currently serves as the Chairman of Auve Tech, a company specializing in autonomous vehicle development. As a tech entrepreneur, he demonstrates a strong commitment to digital transformation, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, e-government, and foreign and security policy.

Janno Kuusk

Janno Kuusk is Estonian attorney at law, whose expertise extends to advising clients from Estonia and abroad on company establishment, acquisition, merger, and division, encompassing both local and cross-border operations.

Contacts

Taavi Rõivas, Executive Advisor, taavi.roivas@verona.fi,  +372 511 9799
Janno Kuusk, Executive Advisor, Janno.kuusk@verona.fi, +372 509 1849