Leadership Team

It is the duty of the CEO to be in charge of the day-to-day management of the company in accordance with the law and the instructions and orders issued by the company’s Board of Directors. The CEO informs the Board of Director’s of important developments regarding the company’s business and financial situation.

The Leadership Team assists the CEO with the planning and operational management of the business.

Samu Konttinen

Group CEO

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MBA, b. 1973
Employed by the Group since 2021 (member of the Board 2019–2020) 

Primary work experience
F-Secure Plc, CEO, 2016–2020
F-Secure, several managerial positions in business, sales and marketing 2005–2016
Valimo Wireless, Sales Director, 2001–2005  

Positions of trust
Aico Oy, member of the Board of Directors 2021–
Finnish Information Security Cluster ry
 (FISC), member of the Board of Directors 2017–
Cyberlab Oy, member of the Board of Directors 2021

 Loihde shares:
13,710 shares 

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Marko Järvinen 

Loihde Trust Ltd’s Managing Director 

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M.Sc. (Eng), eMBA, b. 1970
Employed by the Group since 2014  

Primary work experience
Viria Link Oy, Managing Director 2016–2017
Anvia IT-palvelut Oy, Managing Director 2015–2016
Anvia Plc, Business Director, 2014–2015
Maintpartner Oy, Region Manager 2011–2014
Eka Polymer Latex Oy, Manager, process development 2004–2011
FibroGen Europe Oy, product development 1999–2004
Oulun university, Research Engineer, Laboratory of bio-process technology, 1996–1999  

Positions of trust
Partnera Oy, member of the Board of Directors 2018– 
Foamit Group Oy, member of the Board of Directors 2019–  

Loihde shares:
7,550 shares 

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Katja Ahola

Loihde Analytics Ltd’s Managing Director 

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MA, b. 1976
Employed by the Group since 2017  

Primary work experience
Aureolis Oy, Managing Director 2013– 
Aureolis Oy, COO 2011–2013
Aureolis Oy, Partner, Managing Director 2001–2011
eNiklas, DW Consultant 1999–2001  

Positions of trust
Hobby & Bitti Oy, chairperson of the Board of Directors 2014–
Crocoliini Oy, chairperson of the Board of Directors 2010–
Bellurum Oy, member of the Board of Directors 2018–

Loihde shares:
Direct possession 2,755 shares and via Bellurum Oy 210,576 shares 

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Juha Meronen

Loihde Factor Ltd’s Managing Director

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M.Soc.Sci., b. 1972
Employed by the Group since 2021  

Primary work experience
Tori.fi / Schibsted, Managing Director 2016–2020
Tori.fi / Schibstedgrowth and insight 2014–2016
Avaus Consulting Oy, VP Consulting 2013–2014
Blyk Oy, several positions 2007–2012
Andersen Consulting Oy / Accenture Oy, several positions 1997–2007  

Positions of trust
Air-Faas Oy, member of the Board of Directors 2021–
Alces Growth Oy, member of the Board of Directors 2020–
OC Puisto ry, chairperson of the Board of Directors 2002–  

Loihde shares:
1,368 shares

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Tomi Bergman

Loihde Advisory Ltd’s Managing Director

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M.SC. (Econ.)., b. 1974
Employed by the Group since 2021

Primary work experience
Talent Base Oy, Managing Director 2008–
Satama Interactive Oy, Senior Consultant 2000–2007
EBS GmbH, Germany, Consultant, 1999

Loihde shares:
35,105 shares

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Pirjo Suhonen 

CFO 

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M.Sc. (Econ.), b.1965
Employed by the Group since 2018  

Primary work experience:
ABB Global Business Services, Northern Europe, Director, Finance Services 2017–2018
ABB Northern Europe region, Transformation Director, Finance Services  2016–2017
ABB, Director, Finance Services, Finland (2009–2015) & Balticum (2012–2013)
Atria Suomi Oy, Business Area Controller 2008–2009
Serres Oy, CFO 2003–2008
ABB Oy, Business Controller, Financial Manager, Project Manager 1989–2003  

Loihde shares:
6,540 shares 

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Jere Teutari 

CMO

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BBA, b. 1972
Employed by the Group since 2021

Primary work experience
Never Say No, Business Consultant, 2019 – 2021
Kaleva Oy, SVP Business development, 2018 – 2019
MTV Oy, SVP Marketing & Analytics, 2016 – 2017
MTV Oy, VP Commercial development, 2014-2017
Family Inc. Advertising, Managing Director, 2010-2014
Elisa Oyj, Marketing Director, 2009 – 2010
TBWA Helsinki, Marketing Director, 2007 – 2009
TBWA Helsinki, Strategy Director, 2003 – 2007

Loihde shares:
590

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