Tallink Grupp announces changes in the Management Board
The AS Tallink Grupp Supervisory Board has appointed Mrs Piret Mürk-Dubout as a Member of the Management Board and has recalled from the Management Board Mr Andres Hunt following his resignation. The mandate of Mr Andres Hunt ends on 26 February 2019.
Piret Mürk-Dubout has significant international experience in sales and marketing and corporate management. She joins Tallink Grupp from Tallinn Airport where she has held the position of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board since 2016.
Prior to joining Tallinn Airport, Mrs Mürk-Dubout worked in several senior positions with Telia Company group companies. She was Senior Vice President at Telia Sonera Estonia Ltd between 2014 and 2016. Before that, she was based in Stockholm, as Vice President, Head of Group Brands and Corporate Marketing at Telia Sonera AB between 2013 and 2014, were she was responsible for branding and corporate marketing strategy across 18 countries. Between 2010 and 2013, she was Vice President, Head of Commercial Development at the same company, responsible for Baltic and Nordic countries. Between 2007 and 2011 Mrs Mürk-Dubout worked as Head of Strategy at Eesti Telekom Ltd, between 2008 and 2010 she was also Chairman of Serenada Investment OÜ. Between 2004 and 2011 she held the position of Member of the Board, Marketing Director at leading Estonian mobile operator EMT Ltd, and before that, from 1999 to 2004 she was the Communications Director at the leading internet and phone services operator Elion Ettevõtted Ltd.
Mrs Mürk-Dubout previously held international roles in Communications and Television - as the Head of External and Internal Communications at the Estonian Ministry of Internal Affairs, as a Senior Project Manager at renowned PR company Hill & Knowlton in Estonia and Finland, as the business news editor and presenter at RTV Estonia, as the CNN world news correspondent at CNN International in the United States, and as the social and political news editor at Estonian National Broadcasting (ERR).
Mrs Mürk-Dubout holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification from the Estonian Business School, a Diploma in Jurisprudence from the University of Tartu and a Master’s degree in Media & Communications from the University of Tartu.
The mandate of Mrs Mürk-Dubout begins on 15 April 2019 and lasts for a period of three years. Mrs Mürk-Dubout does not hold any shares of AS Tallink Grupp.
From 15 April, the Management Board of Tallink Grupp will operate with five members under the leadership of Mr Paavo Nõgene and will include Mr Lembit Kitter, Mrs Kadri Land, Mr Harri Hanschmidt and Mrs Piret Mürk-Dubout.