Company statements2018

Changes in Oyj's Management Team Oyj COMPANY RELEASE 21 December 2018, 8:00 a.m. has appointed M.Sc. (Tech) Kalle Koutajoki (b. 1976) as the company's Sales Director and member of the Management Team. Since 2009, Koutajoki has worked as CEO and co-founder of Digital Goodie Ltd, a retail software company. Digital Goodie specializes in developing e-commerce platform. Koutajoki is expected to start in his new position on 1 March 2019 at the latest.

Vesa Järveläinen has been appointed as the Commercial Director of as of 1 January 2019. The appointment will strengthen the commercial role of the purchasing organization in pricing, category management and campaigns. Järveläinen has worked as the Purchasing Director of since spring 2017 and will continue as a member of the company's Management Team.

In addition, is strengthening its Management Team by appointing HR Director Taina Suorsa as a member of the Management Team as of 1 January 2019. Suorsa has previously been a member of the company's Extended Management Team.

"I am very pleased with the new appointments in the Management Team of The appointments will strengthen our ability to develop the company's competitiveness and different functions in line with our strategy. Technology know-how and the development of our personnel will play a key role in our continued growth as retail keeps moving online," says Panu Porkka, CEO, Oyj's Management Team:

  • Panu Porkka, CEO
  • Jussi Tallgren, CFO
  • Henrik Weckström, CTO
  • Miika Heinonen, Logistics Director
  • Vesa Järveläinen, Commercial Director, as of 1 January 2019
  • Seppo Niemelä, Marketing and Communications Director
  • Taina Suorsa, HR Directors, as of 1 January 2019
  • Kalle Koutajoki, Sales Directors, as of 1 March 2019 at the latest Oyj
Panu Porkka

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