Changes in Etteplan’s Management Group
Etteplan Oyj Stock Exchange Release March 24, 2020 at 10.00 a.m. EET
Tom Leskinen (Licentiate in Technology) has been appointed Senior Vice President, Software and Embedded Solutions and a member of Etteplan’s Management Group. Leskinen will move to Etteplan from TietoEVRY Oyj, where he currently serves as the Head of the Product Development Services business area and a member of the Executive Management Team. Tom has extensive experience in the software business from several leadership positions with both Tieto and Nokia.
“I warmly welcome Tom Leskinen to the Etteplan team. He will head Etteplan’s Software and Embedded Solutions, which is one of Etteplan’s three service areas and, as industrial operations are becoming increasingly digital, a major growth area for Etteplan. Tom Leskinen’s vast international experience and versatile know-how will help us to strengthen our position in the marketplace and bring our software business to a new level,” says Etteplan’s President and CEO Juha Näkki.
Leskinen will start in the new position on August 17, 2020. He will report to President and CEO Juha Näkki.
“Etteplan has focused heavily on developing their software business and digitalization know-how. This provides an excellent base for further developing the software business as part of Etteplan’s wide service offering,” Tom Leskinen says.
The current service area head, SVP Kari Liuska, will step down at the end of April and continue his career outside the company. “I would like to thank Kari Liuska for his contribution to Etteplan and wish him success in his future endeavors,” Näkki says.
Juha Näkki, President and CEO, tel. +358 10 307 2077 +358 10 307 3302
Outi Torniainen, SVP, Marketing and Communications, tel. +358 10 307 3302
Etteplan in brief
Etteplan provides solutions for industrial equipment and plant engineering, software and embedded solutions, and technical documentation solutions to the world’s leading companies in the manufacturing industry. Our services are geared to improve the competitiveness of our customers’ products, services and engineering processes throughout the product life cycle. The results of Etteplan’s innovative engineering can be seen in numerous industrial solutions and everyday products.
In 2019, Etteplan had a turnover of approximately EUR 263 million. The company currently has over 3,400 professionals in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland and China. Etteplan's shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd under the ETTE ticker. www.etteplan.com