CEO and Management Group

Our Management

Juha Näkki

President and CEO

b. 1973, President and CEO, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Helena Kukkonen

Chief Financial Officer

b. 1972, CFO, M.Sc. (Economics and Business Administration)

Jukka Lahtinen

Senior Vice President, Global Sales

b. 1963, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, B.Sc. (Eng.)

Eric Tengstrand

Senior Vice President, Solutions and Technologies

b. 1981, Senior Vice President, Solutions and Technologies, M.Sc. (Ergonomic Design & Production Engineering)

Tero Leppänen

Senior Vice President, Software and Embedded Solutions

b. 1974, Senior Vice President, Software and Embedded Solutions, M.Sc. (Computer Science) and B.Sc. (Electronics and Information Technology)

Riku Riikonen

Senior Vice President, Engineering Solutions

b. 1977, Senior Vice President, Engineering Solutions, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Outi Torniainen

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications

b. 1965, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, B.Sc (Communications)

Minna Tornikoski

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

b. 1970, Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Mikael Vatn

Senior Vice President, Technical Communication Solutions

b. 1967, Senior Vice President, Technical Communication Solutions, B.Sc. (Eng.), MBA

CEO and President

M. Sc. (Eng) Juha Näkki has been the Company’s President and CEO from the beginning of 2012. The CEO is responsible for managing the Group’s day-to-day operations in accordance with the rules and instructions issued by the Board of Directors. The CEO may take measures that are unusual and far-reaching with regard to the scope and nature of the Company’s operations, but only with authorization from the Board of Directors. The CEO is responsible for ensuring that the Company’s accounting complies with the applicable legislation and that its asset management is arranged in a reliable manner. The CEO attends the Board meetings, but he is not a member of the Board of Directors. The CEO also participates in the work of Board Committees. The parent Company’s CEO, furthermore, acts as the Group’s Chief Executive Officer.

A written CEO agreement, which has been approved by the Board, has been drawn up for the CEO. The Board of Directors appoints the CEO and terminates his or her employment, as well as monitors the CEO’s activities.

Further information on the remuneration of the CEO in the financial period 2023 is available in the separate Remuneration Report for Governing Bodies 2023 published by the Company. The Remuneration Report for Governing Bodies will be presented annually to the Annual General Meeting.

Management Group

The CEO appoints members to the Management Group who are appropriate from the standpoint of line operations. The Management Group assists the CEO and also develops and monitors all matters entrusted to the Company’s management, including those connected with the Group and business unit strategies, acquisitions, and major capital expenditures, divestments, the Company’s image, monthly reporting, interim and half year financial reports and financial statements, corporate responsibility, investor relations, and the main principles of the human resource policy. The Board of Directors approves the appointment of the Management Group members. The members of the Management Group report to the President and CEO.

In the financial period 2023 the Management Group of Etteplan Oyj consisted of the following members:

  • Juha Näkki (b. 1973), President and CEO, 107,739 shares
  • Per-Anders Gådin (b.1965), SVP, M&A and Business Development, 13,182 shares
  • Petri Ikonen (b. 1964), Senior Vice President, Solutions & Technologies, 7,297 shares
  • Helena Kukkonen (b. 1972), Chief Financial Office, 2,956 shares
  • Jukka Lahtinen (b. 1963), Senior Vice President, Global Sales, 7,689 shares
  • Veikko Lamminen (b. 1960), Senior Vice President, Operational Excellence, 13,524 shares
  • Tero Leppänen (b. 1974), Senior Vice President, Software and Embedded Solutions, 2,446 shares
  • Riku Riikonen (b. 1977), Senior Vice President, Engineering Solutions, 2,353 shares
  • Outi Torniainen (b. 1965), Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, 8,563 shares
  • Minna Tornikoski (b. 1970), Senior Vice President, HR, 4,549
  • Mikael Vatn (s. 1967), Senior Vice President, Technical Documentation Solutions, 12,856 shares

The ownerships are listed as per December 31, 2023 and include shares possibly owned by controlled entities.