Roima appoints new CEO

Espoo July 22, 2019

Roima’s board of directors has appointed Mr. Markus Kalalahti as the CEO of the company effective October 1, 2019. Prior to joining Roima, Mr. Kalalahti has been the CEO of Telia Cygate and Telia Datainfo.

In connection with Mr. Kalalahti joining Roima, the company’s current CEO Mr. Jukka Ropponen will join the Roima board.

“We are very pleased to welcome Markus to Roima. With his strong background in IT solutions and expert businesses, Markus is the ideal candidate to drive Roima’s next stage of development. The board warmly thanks Mr. Jukka Ropponen for his visionary leadership and commitment in growing Roima to a MEUR 30+ company, and welcomes Jukka to the board of directors”, says Matti Virtanen, Roima’s chairman of the board.

“With Markus joining the company, Roima will continue on its growth path towards being a leading European expert in software solutions for manufacturing and related industries. We look forward to continuing the close collaboration with the Roima team in building an even stronger company, adding more and more value to current and new customers”, says Christoffer Zilliacus, board member and representative of Intera Partners.

Markus Kalalahti says: “It will be a great privilege to lead Roima – a brilliant growth company full of talented people, and with an inspiring strategy.”

Further information:

Jukka Ropponen, jukka.ropponen@roimaint.com, +358 400 423 910

Matti Virtanen, +49 171 550 1010