Management group

The management group supports the CEO in his tasks and consists of the CEO as the chairman, CFO, Chief Legal Officer, Director Corporate Communications and Marketing, Directors responsible for product and service areas and Vice President responsible for Engineering. The management group supports the CEO in operative management, implementation and follow-up of the CEO´s competence area, in particular as regards the operative business, the management and development of the business portfolio, asset management and taxation, internal audit, Corporate Governance of the Company, investor and marketing communications and risk management.

 
Hannu Huttunen 
CEO

 
Pekka Kunnari
CFO

  
Kari Jokela
CLO

 
Karoliina Fyrstén
Director, Corporate Communications and Marketing

 
Jari Sankala
Senior Vice President, Defense & Security

 
Klaus Mäntysaari
Senior Vice President,
Connectivity Solutions & Head of Technology Development

 
Arto Pietilä
Senior Vice President, Medical Technologies

 
Jari-Pekka Innanen
Vice President,
Engineering

Bittium Corporation Chief Executive Officer

 

Hannu Huttunen

Chief Executive Officer, 2015–.
b. 1966, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Previous work history:

  • Elektrobit Technologies Ltd., President, Wireless Business Segment 2010-2015.
  • Tekniseri Oy, Member of the Board 2012–2016.
  • EXFO Inc., Vice President, Wireless Division (previously NetHawk Oyj) 2010.
  • NetHawk Oyj, CEO 2003–2010, NetHawk Oy, Executive Vice President 2002–2003.
  • Nokia Mobile Phones Oy, Vice President, IP Convergence 2002,
    Vice President Special Products Business 1998–2002, 
    NMT450 Business unit leader 1995–1998.

Holdings:

Mr. Hannu Huttunen's holdings

Chief Financial Officer

 

Pekka Kunnari

Chief Financial Officer, 2015–.
b. 1967, M.Sc. (Econ.), LL.M.

Previous work history:

  • Elektrobit Technologies Ltd., Vice President, Finance 2011–2015.
  • Elektrobit Corporation, Director, Finance 2005–2011.
  • Elektrobit Inc, Group Controller 2004–2005.
  • Elektrobit Group Corporation, Group Controller 2003-2004.
  • Elektrobit Ltd., Business Controller 2001-2003.
  • RPC Rapid Prototyping Center Oy, Finance Manager 2000-2001.
  • Tilintarkastajien Ltd., - Ernst & Young, Auditor 1998-2000.
  • Tuottotieto Ltd., Business Consultant 1994-1998

Holdings:

Mr. Pekka Kunnari's holdings

Chief Legal Officer

 

Kari Jokela

Chief Legal Officer, 2014–.
b. 1969, LL.M., trained on the bench, Mag.Iur. (Saarbrücken)

Previous work history:

  • Elektrobit Technologies Ltd., Senior Legal Counsel, 2012-2014.
  • Elektrobit Corporation, Senior Legal Counsel, 2010-2012.
  • Elektrobit Automotive GmbH, Senior Legal Counsel, 2008-2010.
  • Elektrobit Corporation, Senior Legal Counsel, 2008.
  • Polar Electro Ltd., Group Legal Counsel, 2000-2007.
  • Asianajotoimisto Gilbert, Segall and Young Oy, Attorneys at Law Helsinki, attorney, 1998-2000.

Holdings:

Mr. Kari Jokela's holdings

Director, Corporate Communications and Marketing

 

Karoliina Fyrstén

Director, Corporate Communications and Marketing, 2015–.
b. 1977, M.A. International Business Communications

Previous work history:

  • Elektrobit Corporation, Corporate Communications Manager, 2015.
  • Elektrobit Automotive GmbH, Corporate Communications Manager, 2013-2015.
  • Elektrobit Corporation, Corporate Communications Manager, 2009-2013.
  • Elektrobit Corporation, Internal Communications, 2006-2008.
  • Elektrobit Group Plc, Communications, 2002-2006.
  • JOT Automation Group Plc, Investor Relations and Communications, 2001-2002.

Holdings:

Ms. Karoliina Fyrstén's holdings

Senior Vice President, Defense & Security

 

Jari Sankala

Senior Vice President, Defense & Security, 2016–.
b. 1966, M.Sc. (Electrical Engineering, Digital Communications)

Previous work history:

  • Bittium Corporation, Senior Vice President, Sales, 2015-2016
  • Elektrobit Wireless Communications Ltd, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Wireless Business Segment, 2014-2015.
  • Elektrobit Wireless Communications Ltd, Executive Vice President, Defence and Security, 2011-2014.
  • NetHawk Group, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, 2005-2011.
  • NetHawk Germany, Managing Director, 2001-2005.
  • Siemens AG, Sales Director Northern Europe, Mobile Networks, Germany, 1996-2001.

Holdings:

Mr. Jari Sankala's holdings

Senior Vice President, Connectivity Solutions & Head of Technology Development

 

Klaus Mäntysaari

Senior Vice President, Connectivity Solutions & Head of Technology Development, 2016–.
b. 1966, M.Sc. 

Positions of trust: 

  • Health Innovation Academy Oy, Deputy Member of the Board, 2014-.


Previous work history:

  • Bittium Wireless Ltd, Vice President, Telecom, 2015-2016.
  • Elektrobit Wireless Communications Ltd., Vice President, Telecom, Wireless Business Segment, 2014-2015.
  • Elektrobit, Vice President, Service Business Area, Wireless Segment, 2011-2014.
  • Elektrobit, Director, Sales & Marketing Development, Wireless Solutions Business Unit, 2008-2011.
  • Elektrobit, Director, Sales & Account Management & Marketing, Mobile Terminal Solutions Business Unit, 2008.
  • Elektrobit, Director, Sales & Account Management, Mobile Terminal Solutions Business Unit, 2007-2008.
  • Elektrobit, Head of Customer Operations, Contract R&D Business Unit, 2006-2007.
  • Elektrobit, Director, Global Nokia Key Account Management, Contract R&D Business Unit, 2005-2006.
  • Elektrobit, Key Account Manager, Nokia Terminals, Contract R&D Business Unit, 2004-2005.
  • Nokia, Senior Manager, Vodafone Account, Nokia Multimedia, IP Convergence Business Program, 2004.
  • Nokia, Senior Marketing Manager, Nokia Multimedia, IP Convergence Business Program, 2002-2004.
  • Nokia, General Manager, Nokia Mobile Phones, Special Products, 2000-2002.
  • Nokia, Marketing Manager, Nokia Mobile Phones, Special Products, 1998-2000.

Holdings:

Mr. Klaus Mäntysaari's holdings

Senior Vice President, Medical Technologies

 

Arto Pietilä

Senior Vice President, Medical Technologies, 2016–.
b. 1958, M.Sc. (Applied Electronics)

Previous work history:

  • Bittium Wireless Ltd, Senior Vice President, Operations, 2015-2016.
  • Elektrobit Wireless Communications Ltd., Senior Vice President, Operations, Wireless Business Segment, 2010-2015.
  • Elektrobit Wireless Communications Ltd., Senior Vice President, Wireless Solutions Business Unit, 2008-2010.
  • Elektrobit Wireless Communications Ltd., Executive Vice President, Mobile Terminal Solutions Business Unit, 2006-2008.
  • Elektrobit Wireless Communications Ltd., Executive Vice President, Contract R&D Business Unit, 2004-2006.
  • Elektrobit Technologies Ltd., Managing Director, 2004-2006.
  • Elektrobit Ltd., Managing Director, 2002-2004. 
  • Elektrobit Ltd., Vice President, Contract R&D, 2001-2002.  
  • Polar Electro Oy, President & CEO, 1999-2001.
  • Polar Electro Oy, Executive Vice President, 1996-1999.
  • Polar Electro Oy, Technical Director, 1992-1996.
  • Polar Electro Oy, Product Development Manager, 1986-1992.
  • Polar Electro Ky/Oy, SW/HW Design Engineer, 1980-1986.

Holdings:

Mr. Arto Pietilä's holdings

Vice President, Engineering

 

Jari-Pekka Innanen

Vice President, Engineering, 2015–.
b. 1968, M.Sc. (ME)

Previous work history:

  • Elektrobit Wireless Communications Ltd., Vice President, Engineering, Wireless Business Segment, 2011-2015.
  • Elektrobit, Senior Manager, WS Global Resourcing, 2007-2010.
  • Elektrobit, Manager, Head of Global HW, 2006-2007.
  • Elektrobit, Manager, Mobile Terminal Solutions, Head of HW Competence areas, 2006.
  • Elektrobit, Manager, Mechanical Competence Center, 2003-2005.
  • Elektrobit, Project Manager, BTS project, 1999-2003.
  • Elektrobit, Mechanical Designer, 1998-1999.
  • Outokumpu Stainless Steel, Supervisor Cold Rolling Mills, 1994-1997.

Holdings:

Mr. Jari-Pekka Innanen's holdings