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Changes in Etteplan´s Management Group

Stock exchange release – Published: 03.01.2022 11:00:00

Etteplan Oyj Stock Exchange Release January 3, 2022 at 11.00 a.m. EET

Tero Leppänen, M.Sc. (Computer Science), has been appointed Senior Vice President, Software and Embedded Solutions and a member of Etteplan's Management Group. Leppänen has worked at Etteplan since 2016 in various leadership positions, most recently as Vice President, Testing and Product Verification Business Unit and member of Software and Embedded Solutions service area’s management team. Leppänen joined Etteplan through the acquisition of Espotel Oy in 2016 and prior to that Leppänen worked at Efore Oyj.

“I warmly welcome Tero Leppänen to Etteplan's Management Group. He has been successful in his previous positions and now he will head Etteplan's Software and Embedded Solutions service area, which is an important growth area for us as digitalization is progressing through industries. During 2021 Software and Embedded Solutions service area has undergone significant changes and returned  back to strong growth path. Leppänen has had a key role in the changes and this appointment allows him to continue the transformation as planned without any delays. As we have great talent in Etteplan, we are very pleased to be able to promote also to the Management Group from within the company, ” says Juha Näkki, Etteplan's President and CEO.

Tom Leskinen, the current Senior Vice President, Software and Embedded Solutions, will continue his career outside of Etteplan. “Tom Leskinen started the transformation in the service area. I want to thank him for his contribution to Etteplan and wish him success in his future endeavors, ” Näkki says.

Leppänen will start in his new position on January 3, 2022. He reports to the President and CEO Juha Näkki.

Additional information: 
Juha Näkki, President and CEO, tel. +358 10 307 2077 +358 10 307 2077          
Outi Torniainen, SVP, Marketing and Communications, tel. +358 10 307 3302    

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Etteplan in brief

Etteplan provides solutions for software and embedded solutions, solutions for industrial equipment and plant engineering 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 2020, Etteplan had a turnover of approximately EUR 260 million. The company currently has over 3,600 professionals in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Denmark and China. Etteplan's shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd under the ETTE ticker.