Management Group

The management group supports the CEO in his tasks and consists of the CEO as the chairman, CFO, CLO, Vice President, 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


Pekka Kunnari


Kari Jokela


Karoliina Malmi

Vice President, Communications and Marketing

Jari Sankala

Senior Vice President, Defense & Security

Antti Näykki

Senior Vice President, Medical Technologies

Jari-Pekka Innanen

Vice President, Engineering

Tommi Kangas

Senior Vice President, Connectivity Solutions

Curriculum Vitae

Open/close section Hannu Huttunen, Chief Executive Officer


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

Positions of Trust:

  • Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Member of the Board, 2021-.
  • Advisory Board of the University of Oulu, Member of the Board, 2019-.
  • Technology Industries of Finland, Member of the Board, 2017-.

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.


Mr. Hannu Huttunen's holdings

Open/close section Pekka Kunnari, Chief Financial Officer


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

Positions of Trust:

  • Partnera Ltd, Member of the Board 2019-2020, Chairman of the Board 2020-.

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


Mr. Pekka Kunnari's holdings

Open/close section Kari Jokela, Chief Legal Officer


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

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, Lawyer, 1998-2000.


Mr. Kari Jokela's holdings

Open/close section Karoliina Malmi, Vice President, Communications and Marketing


Vice President, 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.


Ms. Karoliina Malmi's holdings

Open/close section Jari Sankala, Senior Vice President, Defense & Security


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.


Mr. Jari Sankala's holdings

Open/close section Jari-Pekka Innanen, Vice President, Engineering


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.


Mr. Jari-Pekka Innanen's holdings

Open/close section Tommi Kangas, Senior Vice President, Connectivity Solutions


Senior Vice President, Connectivity Solutions, 2019–.
b. 1971, Master of Engineering, Machine Automation

Previous work history:

  • Bittium, Sales Director, Connectivity Solutions Product and Service Area and Sales, 2015-2019.
  • Elektrobit, Senior Account Manager, Wireless  Solutions Business Segment, 2010-2014.
  • Elektrobit, Key Account and Business Line Manager, Mobile Infra Solutions Business Area, 2009-2010.
  • Elektrobit, Business Line Manager, Radio Network Solutions Business Unit, 2006-2008.
  • Elektrobit, Project Manager, Radio Network base station project, 2004-2005.
  • Elektrobit, Mechanical Chief Designer and Specialist, 2000-2004.
  • Elektrobit, Mechanical Designer, 1998-2000.


Mr. Tommi Kangas's holdings

Open/close section Antti Näykki, Senior Vice President, Medical Technologies


Senior Vice President, Medical Technologies, 2022-

b. 1976,  B.Eng. Embedded Systems

Previous work history:

  • Bittium Oyj, Director, Medical Product Management, 2020 – 2022       
  • Bittium Oyj, Director, Corporate Business Development, 2019 – 2020
  • Jutel Oy, Chief Executive Officer, 2015 – 2019
  • Polystar AB, Director of Sales, 2012 – 2013
  • EXFO Inc., Director of Sales EMEA, Wireless, 2010 – 2013
  • EXFO Inc./NetHawk Oyj, Global Key Account Manager, 2007 - 2010     
  • NetHawk Oyj, Area Sales Manager MEA, 2004 – 2007
  • NetHawk Oyj, Technical Support, 2002 - 2003


Mr. Antti Näykki's holdings