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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 Directors 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


MBA, born in 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  

Primary positions of trust
Aico Oy, member of the Board 2021–
Finnish Information Security Cluster ry
 (FISC), member of the Board 2017–
Cyberlab Oy, member of the Board 2021
LeadDesk Plc, member of the Board 2023–

 Loihde shares:


Marko Järvinen

EVP, Security Solutions


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

Primary work experience
Viria Link Ltd, Managing Director 2016–2017
Anvia IT-Services Ltd, 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
University of Oulu, Research Engineer, Laboratory of Bioprocess Technology, 1996–1999  

Primary positions of trust
Partnera Oy, member of the Board 2018– 
Foamit Group Oy, member of the Board 2019–  

Loihde shares:


Jarno Mäki

EVP, Cyber, Cloud & Connect


M.Eng, born in 1978
Employed by the Group since 2022

Primary work experience:
Onrego Ltd / Loihde Cloudon Ltd, Managing Director 2012–
Salcom Group Oy, Director, Professional Services 2010–2012
IT Education Center, several positions 2002–2010
SMN Information Oy (Työ 2002–2004

Primary positions of trust
Daymore Oy, Chair of the Board 2019–
Roaring Aspen Hill Oy, Chair of the Board 2019–
Finnish Alpine Masters, member of the Board 2017–

Loihde shares
Direct possession 492 shares. Mäki also owns 31.9% of Roaring Aspen Hill Ltd, which holds 50,000 Loihde shares.


Katja Ahola

EVP, Business Development


MA, born in 1976
Employed by the Group since 2017  

Primary work experience
Aureolis Oy / Loihde Analytics Ltd, Managing Director 2013–23
Aureolis Oy, COO 2011–2013
Aureolis Oy, Partner, Managing Director 2001–2011
eNiklas, DW Consultant 1999–2001  

Primary positions of trust
Hobby & Bitti Oy, Chair of the Board 2014–
Crocoliini Oy, Chair of the Board 2010–
Bellurum Oy, member of the Board 2018–

Loihde shares:
Direct possession 3,810 shares and via Bellurum Oy 210,576 shares 


Juha Meronen

EVP, Digital Services


M.Soc.Sc., born in 1972
Employed by the Group since 2021  

Primary work experience / Schibsted, Managing Director 2016–2020 / Schibsted, Growth 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  

Primary positions of trust
Alces Growth Oy, member of the Board 2020–
OC Puisto ry, Chair of the Board 2002–
Mezzoforte Oy, member of the Board 2023– 

Loihde shares:


Tomi Bergman

EVP, Data & AI


M.Sc. (Econ.), born in 1974
Employed by the Group since 2021

Primary work experience
Talent Base Oy / Loihde Advisory Ltd, Managing Director 2008–23
Satama Interactive Oy, Senior Consultant 2000–2007
EBS GmbH, Germany, Consultant, 1999

Loihde shares:


Pirjo Suhonen

Group CFO


M.Sc. (Econ.), born in 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 & the Baltic States 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:


Jere Teutari

Group CMO


BBA, born in 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:


Kristiina Aaltonen

Group CPO


Business college graduate, eMBA, born in 1966
Employed by the Group since 2021

Primary work experience
Nordic Progress, Organisation Coach and Headhunter 2016–2021
Wavecon Oy, Entrepeneur, Leadership Coach 2009–2016
Atea Oy, Sales Director  2006–2009
WaveQ Systems Oy, Entrepeneur, IT Services and Products 2000–2006
PeeCeePörssi Oy, Sales Manager 1996–2000

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