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Harri Salomaa appointed as Acting Managing Director of Tietoevry Create

09 January 2024

Tietoevry Corporation     STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE     9 January 2024 2:30 p.m. EET


Tietoevry Create, the digital engineering arm of Tietoevry, provides business advisory and design, data engineering and specialized software R&D services globally across a range of industry sectors. The business employs nearly 10 000 professionals worldwide.


After altogether nine years in the company, Christian Pedersen, Managing Director of Tietoevry Create since the business started operations in 2022, has decided to pursue interests outside of Tietoevry.


Following this, Harri Salomaa has been appointed as Acting Managing Director of Tietoevry Create effective 9 January 2024. Harri has been working at Tietoevry since 2020, most recently as Head of International Markets in Tietoevry Create, and prior to this as Head of Tietoevry’s global Product Development Services (PDS) business, merged to Tietoevry Create operations in 2022. As Head of PDS, Harri was also a member of the Group Leadership team in 2020–2021.


“Tietoevry Create started its operations two years ago, and the business has paved its way forward according to our specialization strategy – driving global expansion and scale in the attractive digital engineering market. With Harri Salomaa the business continues to drive its agenda seamlessly forward, thanks to his strong international sales and technology leadership experience, from Tietoevry and previously from nearly a decade of assignments in Silicon Valley as well as his 17 years at Nokia”, says Kimmo Alkio, Tietoevry CEO.


As Acting Managing Director, Tietoevry Create, Harri Salomaa will report to Tietoevry CEO Kimmo Alkio and be a member of the Group Executive Management team. The company has initiated an international search for the permanent position to drive the global expansion opportunities of the business.


For further information, please contact
Tommi Järvenpää, Head of Investor Relations, tel. +358 40 576 0288, tommi.jarvenpaa (at)
Tietoevry Communications, tel. +358 40 5704072, news (at)






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Tietoevry creates purposeful technology that reinvents the world for good. We are a leading technology company with a strong Nordic heritage and global capabilities. Based on our core values of openness, trust and diversity, we work with our customers to develop digital futures where businesses, societies, and humanity thrive.


Our 24 000 experts globally specialize in cloud, data, and software, serving thousands of enterprise and public-sector customers in more than 90 countries. Tietoevry’s annual turnover is approximately EUR 3 billion and the company’s shares are listed on the NASDAQ exchange in Helsinki and Stockholm, as well as on Oslo Børs.



For further information

Tommi Järvenpää

Head of Investor Relations

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