Mikko Vaahersalo appointed new CEO of Rejlers Finland

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Mikko Vaahersalo has been appointed as the new CEO of Rejlers Finland, the Group's second largest market with a turnover of almost SEK 1 billion, 1,000 employees and 21 offices. Mikko Vaahersalo will be a member of Rejlers Group Management team and will start his new role on 1 May 2021.

Mikko Vaahersalo succeeds Seppo Sorri, who after fifteen years as CEO of Rejlers Finland has decided to leave the company, according to previous communications. Mikko Vaahersalo has extensive experience from adjacent sectors and comes most recently from the role as President and CEO of Empower Oy. Mikko Vaahersalo has a Master of Science in Technology, is 42 years old, and has experience in leading and developing organizations and businesses successfully in various technology areas and market conditions.

"We are pleased that Mikko Vaahersalo is taking on the position as new CEO of Rejlers Finland. Mikko is a modern and customer-oriented leader, who builds success based on collaboration. He has the background and qualities to continue to develop Rejlers Finland with the goal to become the country's sharpest technology consultant in 2025," says Viktor Svensson, President and CEO of Rejlers.

In his most recent role as President and CEO of Empower Oy, Mikko was responsible for the split and sale of the company, which took place in 2020. Prior to that, he headed two major divisions within Empower Oy, Telecom and Smart Industry respectively, which together were about the same size as Rejlers Finland. Mikko was at Empower Oy just over fourteen years and before that at Stora Enso for seven years.

"I am extremely happy and energized by the confidence to lead the historic Rejlers Finland into the future. Rejlers has an impressive and broad expertise to offer customers as well as a learning internal culture that is very attractive. This will continue to form the basis of our journey towards increased profitability, growth and absolute excellence in customer delivery," says Mikko Vaahersalo.

For further information, please contact:
Viktor Svensson, President and CEO, +46 (0)70 657 20 26, viktor.svensson@rejlers.se
Malin Sparf Rydberg, Director of Communications, +46 (0)70 477 17 00, malin.rydberg@rejlers.se

This information is information that Rejlers AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 13.00 CEST on 22 April 2021.

About Rejlers
Rejlers is one of the leading engineering consultancy firms in the Nordic region. With our vision “Home of the learning minds” as a beacon, we create a platform for continuous learning, development and growth. Increased learning that creates added value for both customers and employees. We have 2400 dedicated experts with cutting-edge expertise in technology areas such as energy, industry, infrastructure and real estate.  We are close to our customers and are represented in Sweden, Finland, Norway and the United Arab Emirates. In 2020, the company had a turnover of 2.6 billion SEK and its class B share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. www.rejlers.com




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