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, Senior Vice Presidents responsible for product and service areas, Vice President responsible for Engineering and Senior Vice President responsible for Sales. 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

Arto Pietilä

Senior Vice President, Medical Technologies

Jari-Pekka Innanen

Vice President, Engineering

Sammy Loitto

Senior Vice President, Sales

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:

  • 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.

Holdings:

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-.

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

Open/close section Kari Jokela, Chief Legal Officer

 

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, Lawyer, 1998-2000.

Holdings:

Mr. Kari Jokela's holdings

Open/close section Karoliina Fyrstén, Director, Corporate Communications and Marketing

 

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

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.

Holdings:

Mr. Jari Sankala's holdings

Open/close section Arto Pietilä, Senior Vice President, Medical Technologies

 

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, Operations, 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

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.

Holdings:

Mr. Jari-Pekka Innanen's holdings

Open/close section Sammy Loitto, Senior Vice President, Sales

 

Senior Vice President, Sales, 2018-.
b. 1980, MBA, M. Eng. (Industrial Management)

Previous work history:

  • Bittium Corporation, Director, Corporate Business Development, 2017-2018.
  • Jolla Oy, Vice President, Sales & Business Development, 2016-2017.
  • Gryphon Secure Oy, Vice President, Sales & Business Development, 2015-2016.
  • Airbus DS Finland Oy, Solution & Product Management, Sales Director, 2009-2015.
  • Telia Finland Oyj, Product Development Manager, 2004-2009.

Holdings:

Mr. Sammy Loitto'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.

Holdings:

Mr. Tommi Kangas's holdings