Management Team

Markus Kalalahti, CEOLogo-2C-41px-TM[1]

Tel. +358 40 842 1053

Roger Keller, CTOLogo-2C-41px-TM[1]

Tel. +46 706 412 640

Jenni Kiikka, Director, Sales and MarketingLogo-2C-41px-TM[1]

Tel. + 358 40 515 3044

Robert Majanen, Director, Roima Sweden Logo-2C-41px-TM[1]

Tel. + 46 70 641 26 99

Ilse Manner, Director, Human ProcessesLogo-2C-41px-TM[1]

Tel. +358 50 517 1013

Jukka Marttila, CFO

Tel. +358 40 5188 623

Tommi Nylander, Director, LogisticsLogo-2C-41px-TM[1]

Tel. +358 40 508 7782

Antti Varis, Director – Planning & MES Logo-2C-41px-TM[1]

Tel. +358 41 435 1730

Antti Wallenius, Director, Product and Operations ManagementLogo-2C-41px-TM[1]

Tel. +358 50 351 6676

Board of Directors

Valokuva Matti Virtanen

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Chairperson of the Board (since January 2019)

Matti Virtanen has an extensive background in technology industry management positions.

  • CEO and Managing Partner of Virtanen Consulting GmbH 2003−
  • Group CEO of Norpe Oy 2010−2016
  • CEO of Perlos Oy 2006−2008
  • Vice President of Solectron and CEO of Solectron EMEA area 2004−2005
  • Vice President of Hewlett-Packard & Compaq Computer 1990−2003
  • Executive positions with Nokia 1984−1990

Virtanen has several positions of trust, to name a few he is the Chairperson of the Board of HopLop Holding Oy and Member of the Board of Orthex Group.

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Board Member (since July 2018)

Jan Frykhammar has previously made an impressive career as the CEO (interim), CFO and Business Unit Head of Ericsson and has extensive experience in B2B sales, negotiations, M&A, turnarounds, professional services, and continuous sustainable operational improvements.

Frykhammar has proven functional expertise in all relevant areas of the global finance function, such as treasury, business and financial control, governance, and risk management. Currently, Frykhammar holds several assignments as non-executive board director and chairman of various finance and audit committees.

Frykhammar has a B.Sc. in Business Management from the University of Uppsala.

Arjo Laukia Logo-2C-41px-TM[1]

Board Member (since July 2018)

Arjo Laukia has served as investment professional at Intera Partners since 2016, working on new deal sourcing and supporting Intera’s portfolio companies on various topics, such as strategy, M&A and finance. Previously, Laukia worked as a consultant and project manager at McKinsey & Company, advising companies both in Finland and internationally across a wide range of industries on areas ranging from digitalization, organizational design, sales & marketing to strategy.

Laukia holds an M.Sc. (Eng.) in Industrial Engineering from Aalto University.

Jokke Paananen Logo-2C-41px-TM[1]

Board Member (since July 2018)

Jokke Paananen is the CEO and co-founder of Intera Partners. Prior to founding Intera in 2007, Paananen worked at CVC Capital Partners, Industri Kapital and Morgan Stanley.

Paananen holds an M.Sc. in Economics from Aalto University School of Business.

Christoffer Zilliacus Logo-2C-41px-TM[1]

Board Member (since 2018)

Partner and responsible for the Roima investment at Intera Partners

Christoffer Zilliacus has worked for more than 10 years in Nordic private equity, primarily investing in Finnish and Swedish companies and supporting companies in driving international growth. Before that, Zilliacus worked as a management consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton.

Zilliacus holds an M.Sc. in Economics from Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki.

photo of Jukka Ropponen

Jukka RopponenLogo-2C-41px-TM[1]

Board member (since 2019)

Tel. +358 400 423 910

Jukka Ropponen has served as CEO of Roima Intelligence Inc.between May 2014 – October 2019. Before that he was the CEO and partner of Snoobi Corp., a company which he took to a successful exit in 2012 when Fonecta acquired the company. Before this, Ropponen has been the CEO of Tieturi Vision Oy and Sanako Corp. and made a successful career at Eastman Kodak Co. At Kodak, he was responsible for the EMEA area digital photo products aimed at the professional market and for the entire global sales channel. He has been stationed in places such as the UK, Switzerland and for seven years at the Kodak headquarters in New York.

Ropponen is a certified Six Sigma quality methodology blackbelt.