Kojamo Plc: Changes in Kojamo Plc`s Management team

04.12.2018
FINANCES

Kojamo Plc Stock exchange release 4 December 2018 at 2.00 p.m.

Changes in Kojamo Plc’s Management team

Tiina Kuusisto (M.Sc. (Econ)) has been appointed as Chief Customer Officer (CCO) at Kojamo plc and as member of Management team. She will start in her position in early 2019. She will be responsible for customer experience as well as sales and service organization at Kojamo, and she will report to CEO Jani Nieminen. Kuusisto will join Kojamo from Elisa Corporation, where she was CMO from autumn 2018, and responsible for digital consumer sales and marketing from 2009. Before that, she was Managing Director at Tiimari Retail Oy from 2008 to 2009 and Marketing Director at Seppälä Oy from 2001 to 2008, among others. 

CEO Jani Nieminen has temporarily been responsible also for customer relations while the previous Director of Customer Relations moved on to another position outside the company. 

Ville Raitio (M.Sc. (Econ)) has been appointed as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) at Kojamo plc and as member of Management team. He will start in his position on 8 January 2019. He will be responsible for internal ownership steering, real estate development and transactions, and he will report to CEO Jani Nieminen. Raitio will join Kojamo from Aberdeen Standard Investments, where he was Co-Head of Direct Property, Nordics and Country Head, Finland. Raitio has served Aberdeen since 2013 and before that, he was Partner, Investments at ATP Real Estate from 2007 to 2013 and Research Director at INREV from 2004 to 2007, among others.

Chief Investment Officer is a new position in Kojamo’s Management team. Investment and real estate development activities will be transferred to Raitio. Real Estate Development Director Kim Jolkkonen and Investment Director Mikko Suominen will report to Raitio going forward, and therefore will step down from Management team as of today.

“Changes in the Management team will strengthen Kojamo in realizing the strategic growth, delivering the best customer experience and succeeding in rental business. I warmly welcome Kuusisto and Raitio to Kojamo to implement together our vision to be the property market frontrunner and the number one choice for our customers. I also thank Jolkkonen and Suominen for their solid input in the Management team,” says CEO Jani Nieminen.

Following the new appointments, the composition of the Group’s Management team will be the following:

Jani Nieminen, Chief Executive Officer

Erik Hjelt, Chief Financial Officer

Irene Kantor, Marketing and Communications Director

Tiina Kuusisto, Chief Customer Officer (in early 2019)

Ville Raitio, Chief Investment Officer (from 8 January 2019)

Teemu Suila, Chief Development Officer

For more information, please contact

Jani Nieminen, CEO, Kojamo plc, tel. +358 20 508 3201  

Distribution

Nasdaq Helsinki, key media

Kojamo is Finland’s largest private residential real estate company and a frontrunner in rental housing business. Our mission is to create better urban housing. We operate in Finland’s most significant growth centres and our Lumo brand provides rental housing and new services for urban housing. We actively develop the value and number of our investment properties by developing new properties and our existing property portfolio. We want to be the property market frontrunner and the number one choice for our customers. Kojamo’s shares are listed on the official list of Nasdaq Helsinki. For more information, please visit www.kojamo.fi/en/