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    14.11.2016

    Solteq Plc adjusts its management structure to improve agility

    Solteq Plc Stock Exchange Bulletin 14.11.2016 at 1.00 pm

    Last spring, Solteq announced a new growth strategy with a focus on digital commerce and customer experience.To ensure effective implementation of the strategy, operative agility and readiness for quick strategic moves if necessary, Solteq has decided to adjust its management structure.The new Executive Team is one example of the change.

    Solteq’s Executive Team is:
    Repe Harmanen, CEO
    Ilkka Brander, Customer Solutions
    Harri Ilvonen, Digital Solutions
    Kai Hinno, Operations
    Antti Kärkkäinen, Finance
    Timo A. Rantanen, Sales and Accounts

    Ilkka Brander (40 years), the new solteqian and member of the Executive Team, will start in his new position on 22 November 2016.Brander has nearly 15 years’ experience in retail and the service sector.He has held management positions at the S Group, including department stores, speciality stores, grocery stores and digital business.In the past five years, Brander has lead the e-commerce business and the development of omnichannel retail at the S Group.Ilkka Brander holds the degree of Bachelor of Social Sciences, and he completed the Executive MBA Programme at Aalto University in 2013.

    The other members of the Executive Team have worked for Solteq for a long time, and their personal details can be found on Solteq's web pages.

    Tiina Honkiniemi, who previously headed the Customer Solutions segment, and Konsta Saarela, who has been responsible for international business, will continue working for Solteq.Tiina Honkiniemi has been appointed Head of Business Control. Her main task is to ensure efficient processes and good profitability in the most critical client projects.Konsta Saarela will continue his work with global clients in the Sales and Accounts unit.

    Solteq Plc
    Repe Harmanen
    CEO

    Additional Information

    Repe Harmanen, CEO
    Tel.+358 400 467 717
    e-mail repe.harmanen@solteq.com 

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    Solteq in Brief

    Solteq is a digital commerce expert.We offer total solutions for omnichannel commerce, from back office processes all the way to the purchasing experience of the customer and from supply chain management to digital marketing.Our passion is to deliver the unexpected to our clients – in the fast changing world, you need a partner that can deliver today what you will need tomorrow.We employ about 500 experts in three countries and make deliveries to Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.In 2015, our revenue amounted to 54 million euro.

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