TietoEnator renews its top management

Friday 28 November 2003 08:44 CET | News

The Nordic IT Service Company TietoEnator is strengthening its corporate management and renewing its Management Team in preparation for international growth.

The company will continue to pursue its focus on high-value-added, industry-specific solutions aiming to achieve global leadership as a supplier of chosen banking and finance, telecom and forest industry applications. To accelerate growth, TietoEnators Board of Directors has decided to renew the companys Management Team and strengthen its corporate management from 1 January 2004: Pentti Heikkinen (43), has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of TietoEnator and all six business areas will report to him. He is currently President, Telecom & Media, the Groups largest business area. Ari Vanhanen (41), MSc (Eng.), has been appointed President of the Telecom & Media business area. He is currently Managing Director of Tietokesko Oy. Veli Pohjolainen (56), currently Senior Executive Vice President, Banking & Finance, will move to corporate management as Senior Executive Vice President with responsibility for the companys business strategy and international support. Jukka Rosenberg (40), MSc (Econ.), has been appointed President of the Banking & Finance business area. He is currently head of Banking & Finances operations in Finland. The Presidents of the other four business areas will continue in their existing positions: Lars Gahnström (Resource Management), Pentti Huusko (Production & Logistics), Juhani Lano (Processing & Networks) and Carl-Johan Lindfors (Public & Healthcare). Martin Nyman (31), BSc (Econ.) has been appointed Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications with responsibility for the Groups internal and external communications. Päivi Lindqvist (33), MSc (Econ.) MBA, has been appointed Senior Vice President Investor Relations. Håkan Friberg, Senior Vice President Human Resources and Jouko Lonka, General Councel continue to hold these positions. The Groups Chief Financial Officer is Timo Salmela, who took up this post on 15 October 2003. The heads of Group Functions report to Åke Plyhm, the Deputy CEO. Juhani Strömberg continues as Senior Vice President Development and reports to Veli Pohjolainen. Matti Lehti, the President and CEO of TietoEnator will be the chairman of the Executive Committee comprising of Pentti Heikkinen, Åke Plyhm and Veli Pohjolainen.

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