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Elektrobit Group Oyj - Appointments at JOT Automation Group Plc

March 02, 2000

Appointments at JOT Automation Group Plc

The following appointments have been made in the Group beginning on March 2, 2000 in relation to the new business model and organization change of JOT Automation Group Plc.

Mr. Pertti Tarvainen, TTK, KHT, has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Group, CFO (also Vice President, Finance). Earlier, Mr. Tarvainen was employed by the auditing firm KPMG Wideri Oy as the Director of Office of Oulu region.

Mr. Urpo Laakkonen has been appointed as the responsible Vice President for the development of the Group's business and personnel resources. Earlier, Mr. Laakkonen was employed by Finnvera Plc as the development manager of the field organization. He was responsible for the development of the domestic risk financing operations and realization of organizational changes.

JOT Automation Group Plc has four Vice Presidents. In addition to the above mentioned, Vice President Teijo Fabritius is responsible for Sales and Marketing and Vice President Jari Lotvonen is responsible for Production and Sourcing.
In addition to these the following appointments have been made in JOT Automation Group Plc beginning on March 2, 2000:

Sales and Marketing

  • Pekka Jolanki, Director, Nokia Global Account Team
  • Hans Göran Eriksson, Director, Ericsson Global Account Team
  • Timo Jauhiainen, Director, Channel Business
  • Tarmo Kokko, Director, After Sales Services


  • Raimo Lehto, Director, Sourcing
  • Mika Kallioniemi, Site Manager Oulunsalo
  • Daniele Rapisarda, Site Manager Arezzo
  • Pekka Törmikoski, Site Manager Tallinn
  • Kim Heinonen, Site Manager Irving

Product Creation

  • Mika Mämmelä, Director, Product Creation

    JOT Automation Group specializes in manufacturing and marketing production automation for the electronics industry. The group has subsidiaries in nine coun-tries. On December 31, 1999 the group employed 601 people and its net sales from January 1 to December 31, 1999 came to e 99.4 million. The company's shares are listed on the Helsinki Exchange.

    Oulunsalo, March 2, 2000

    JOT Automation Group Plc
    The Board of Directors

    Jorma Terentjeff
    President, CEO