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24 August 2017 at 6.15 p.m
Changes to Board of Directors/Management/auditing the accounts
New Chief Development Officer in the Kojamo plc Management Group
The Kojamo plc Board of Directors has appointed Teemu Suila, M.Sc. (Tech.), as the new Chief Development Officer (CDO) of Kojamo plc as well as a member of the Management Group. Suila’s responsibilities include directing strategic development activities, new business operations and including digital perspectives in the development of services. He will begin work on 1 September 2017 under CEO Jani Nieminen.
“Introducing digitalisation comprehensively to the Group’s operations is essential to ensure that we reach our strategic goal to be the property market forerunner in Finland as the country becomes more and more urbanised. Teemu Suila’s strategic expertise and digitalisation experience from top companies in the field will strengthen our competence and accelerate the renewal of our company,” states CEO Jani Nieminen.
“The utilisation of data will significantly change how people use services related to housing and urban life, as well as how those services are produced. As a property market forerunner in Finland, we intend to ensure our ability to stay at the heart of these developments,” says Teemu Suila.
Before his appointment to Kojamo, Teemu Suila was the CEO of Responda 113 Oy. He has previously worked as the COO of Rovio Entertainment Ltd, and has held various business and strategic management positions at Nokia Corporation.
Mikko Pöyry, previously the ICT and Development Director, will continue as the Information Management Director but will not continue as a member of the Management Group after 1 September 2017. He will report directly to Suila.
Jani Nieminen, CEO, tel. +358 20 508 3201
Kojamo plc focuses on real estate investments in Finland, renewing rental housing in order to make it increasingly attractive. The company develops Lumo homes and services that promote work-related mobility in the urbanising Finland, increase well-being and protect the environment. Over the past five years, the Group has invested nearly EUR 1.5 billion in commercial rental housing.