Tieto Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 17 July 2018 09.00 EET
Tieto appoints Tomi Hyryläinen (M.Sc., Economics) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and a member of the company’s Leadership Team as of February 2019. Janne Salminen, currently Head of Treasury and Group reporting, will take on the role of acting CFO as of 17 July 2018.
Hyryläinen will be responsible for the finance operations of the company, including external and internal reporting, business performance management and capital allocation. He will also be accountable for investor relations, M&A, treasury as well as ICT, procurement and facilities management.
Tomi Hyryläinen has had an over 20-year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Hyryläinen has gained broad international experience, working both in Sweden and in Silicon Valley, US.
“I’m really happy to join Tieto and be part of building the future success of the company. The possibilities of new technologies across society are extremely inspiring and I look forward to further enhancing the performance of the company and value creation for all Tieto stakeholders,” states Tomi Hyryläinen.
“Tomi brings strong experience from the heart of the international tech field in Silicon Valley – and the Nordics to further support Tieto’s ambitions and renewal. A CFO plays a significant role in today’s highly dynamic industry and can accelerate the value creation of the company. I warmly welcome Tomi to our team and look forward to working closely with him,” says Kimmo Alkio President and CEO.
Tomi Hyryläinen will report to Kimmo Alkio, President and CEO.
For further information, please contact:
Kia Haring, Head of Global Communications, kia.haring[at]tieto.com, +358 40 765 3700
Tanja Lounevirta, Head of Investor Relations, tanja.lounevirta[at]tieto.com, +358 50 321 7510
Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. We aim to be customers’ first choice for business renewal by combining our software and services capabilities with a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems.
Headquartered in Finland, Tieto has over 14 000 experts in close to 20 countries. Tieto’s turnover is approximately EUR 1.5 billion and shares listed on NASDAQ in Helsinki and Stockholm. www.tieto.com