Petteri Puhakka new Managing Director in Finland

2010-05-07, 09:40
Cybercom Group appoints Petteri Puhakka as managing director for Cybercom Finland. Puhakka was most recently at Tieto Oyj.

“Cybercom has an impressive track record within security, internet- and mobile services as well as embedded systems and telecom management, which has given us a dominant role within Telecom, Industry and Media. I am impressed by the people I have met in Cybercom and feel confident that we can expand further. Not only within our existing customer base, I also see a large potential for our services in the Public sector in which I’ve been working for many years,” says Petteri Puhakka.

Petteri Puhakka is 48 years old and has held different senior executive roles within the IT-sector since the mid-eighties, in consultancy companies such as Tieto and Cap Gemini. Most recently he was head of Business Development in Healthcare and Welfare globally in Tieto. Before that, Petteri was manager and senior vice president for Tieto’s Government business unit in the Nordics. In addition, he has managed major outsourcing and global souring businesses. Petteri assumes his role as managing director at Cybercom Finland on 5 June 2010.

“I’m very excited to welcome Petteri to Cybercom. Our business in Finland is growing again and demand for our services is increasing, especially in the Helsinki area. We have a stronghold in the telecoms, industry and media segments, and now we will enhance our sales to broaden our customer base, especially within the public sector to which Petteri can contribute with his many years of experience” says Patrik Boman, President and CEO Cybercom Group.

Petteri Puhakka will replace Keimo Kaunisto, who has been acting CEO this spring. Keimo will resume his role as manager for the growing Embedded system business area. Cybercom’s operation in Finland is established in Helsinki, Tampere, Turku and Hyvinkää with about 350 employees.

Find out more, contact:

Patrik Boman, president and CEO, Cybercom Group +46 73 983 8979
Petteri Puhakka, MD Cybercom Finland +358 400 414 623
Kristina Cato, communications director and IR manager, Cybercom Group +46 708 64 47 02

About Cybercom
The Cybercom Group is an IT consultancy that offers global sourcing for local and international deals. The Group is a recognised supplier in security, portal solutions, mobile services, embedded systems, and telecom management. Thanks to its extensive industry and operations experience, Cybercom offers strategic and technical expertise in telecom, industry, media, the public sector, retail, and banking and finance. Cybercom’s consultants operate around the world and the company has 28 offices in 11 countries. Cybercom was founded in 1995 and has been quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic exchange since 1999.

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