VALO has the potential to grow both in Finland and in international arenas. My own background and career stem from growing new technologies and business ideas, and I grab this wonderful opportunity with a humble and enthusiastic mind, says Erno Launo.
The CEO of VALO Operator Oy has changed. Erno Launo has started as the new CEO as of February 1, 2022. He has previously served as Business Director at VALO Helsinki since its opening. The previous CEO, Jussi Paakinaho, will continue as Chairman of the Board of VALO Operator Oy. The change is part of a strategy in which VALO focuses purely on the operating business.
“VALO Hotel & Work is an ingenious concept that boldly ventilates the traditional industry by bringing together technology, service and facilities. The concept strongly supports the change in the way work is done and approaches the problem of vacancy in real estate in a unique way. VALO has the potential to grow both in Finland and in international arenas. My own background and career stem from growing new technologies and business ideas, and I grab this wonderful opportunity with a humble and enthusiastic mind, ”says Launo. “Although the corona pandemic has marked our early skies, we have already had time to verify that the concept works and the functions run simultaneously when the house is full.”
“I have been leading and developing the VALO concept for several years together with Erno and other colleagues. I am really grateful to all our employees, owners and partners for building the great VALO concept and opening the VALO Hotel & Work in the fall 2020. Here is “It is especially natural to leave the position of CEO in good hands, because VALO Hotel & Work is on the verge of great growth right now, especially when the market opens up. VALO gets an excellent leader from Erno Launo. “With my new enthusiasm and energy, I will be the Chairman of the Board of VALO Operator Oy at this interesting stage.”
VALO Hotel & Work combines accommodation, office and conference facilities in the same building and provides a modern operating environment for business travelers with a recurring need for hotel accommodation.
The first 442-room hybrid hotel based on the VALO concept was completed in the autumn of 2020 at Mannerheimintie 109. VALO Hotel & amp; Work Helsinki is Finland’s largest hybrid hotel and VALO is a hotel concept aimed at the international hotel market.
Jussi Paakinaho, Head of the Board, VALO Operator Oy
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