CEO and Management

Timo Levoranta
Timo Levoranta
Timo Levoranta

PRESIDENT AND CEO
b. 1965, M.Sc. (Tech.), B.Sc. (Econ. and Bus. Adm.)

President and CEO since 1.5.2016 and member of Digia’s Management Team. Reporting to the Board of Directors, Levoranta is responsible for the company's operative business. Previously he worked as Senior Vice President, Digia’s domestic business (2016). Prior to Digia, Timo Levoranta has served in many different managerial positions in the ICT industry, most recently as the CEO of TDC Finland Oy (2011). Previously he worked as Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, at Outokumpu Oyj (2008-2011) and in various positions at TeliaSonera (2002-2008) and Sonera (1995-2002).

Tuula Haataja
Tuula Haataja
Tuula Haataja

CFO
b. 1964 M.Sc. (Econ.)

Chief Financial Officer and member of Digia’s Management Team since 2013. Responsible for the company's finances and governance. Prior to Digia, Tuula Haataja was employed by YIT as a CFO for Construction Services Finland, YIT Building Services segment and YIT Primatel (2002–2013) and by Sonera in various financial management roles (1995–2002). When she worked as an Auditor for PWC (1991–1995), her main areas of responsibility were in Finland, Russia and Baltic countries.

Mika Kervinen
Mika Kervinen
Mika Kervinen

GENERAL COUNSEL
Born 1968, LL.M., Trained on the Bench

General Counsel, Digia’s Management Team member since 1.5.2016. In charge of legal matters in the company. Before joining Digia, Mr Kervinen been acting as Senior Legal Counsel at Fondia (2015-2016), director of the business support unit at TDC Finland Oy (2012-2014), in-house counsel in various specialist and supervisory positions in Nokia's network business companies (2004-2012), TeliaSonera Oyj (1998-2012) and Kesko Corporation (1996-1998). 

Ari Rikkilä
Ari Rikkilä
Ari Rikkilä

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
Born 1967, MSc. (Engineering)

Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing  as well as Management Team member as of 16 May 2017. Before joining Digia, Rikkilä worked in Accenture as a Nordic sales lead for cloud services. He has also held leadership positions at other companies, such as Tieto and Also Group, and been CEO of Nervogrid and Efecte Corp. Rikkilä has extensive experience in harnessing cloud services to promote business development. 

Tommi Flink
Tommi Flink
Tommi Flink

VICE PRESIDENT
Born 1975, M. Sc. (Information Technology)

Vice President, Financial Solutions, member of Digia's Management Team since 1.5.2016. Member of the Domestic segment's Management Team 2014-2016. Since 2007, Mr Flink has held various managerial positions in Digia's financial solutions business division. In 2000–2006, he was a software design engineer and product development manager at Boss Information Oy and Samstock Oy. He was awarded a Master's degree from the University of Jyväskylä in 2001, where he majored in software engineering.

Heikki Honkala
Heikki Honkala
Heikki Honkala

VICE PRESIDENT
Born 1968, Datanome

Vice President, Industrial Solutions, member of Digia's Management Team since 4 April 2017. Previously Heikki Honkala acted as a Head of Digia’s Microsoft Business Solutions (2016-2017).

Before joining Digia Mr Honkala has worked in:

  • CGI Finland Oy: Sales Director of Horizontal Services (2015-2016) and Director of Integrations & CRM Business (2012-2014),
  • Logica Finland Oy: Service Director of Integrations & MDM unit (2010-2012) and Business Manager of Integration unit (2004-2010),
  • WM-data Oy: Project Manager (1998-2004), and
  • Novo Group Oyj: Head of Design (1997-1998) and IT Planner (1990-1997).

Juhana Juppo
Juhana Juppo
Juhana Juppo

CTO AND SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
Born 1971, MSc (Computer Science)

CTO and Senior Vice President, Horizontal Services as well as member of the Digia’s Management Team since September 19, 2016. Responsible for technology leadership and solution architecture services as well as Horizontal Services in Digia. The Horizontal Services unit steers the development of shared operating models and technologies. Before joining Digia Mr Juppo has worked as Director, Business Development in Finanssi-Kontio (2013-2016), Service Director in CGI Finland (2011-2013) and as CTO in Capgemini.

Marko Saarinen
Marko Saarinen
Marko Saarinen

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
Born 1969, MBA

Senior Vice President, Digital Services, Member of Digia’s management team since July 1, 2016. Director of Digia’s consulting and service design business and principal consultant (2014-). Headed Solita’s consulting and service design business (2011-2014) and acted as Head of Sales for Google Enterprise in Finland (2009-2011). During his career, has worked in various roles related to consulting customers on digital business strategies and selling related enterprise software. Graduated from Pacific Lutheran University (United States) with an MBA degree in 1995.

Teemu Virtanen
Teemu Virtanen
Teemu Virtanen

VICE PRESIDENT
Born 1978, B. Sc.

Vice President, Member of Digia’s management Team since 1.5.2016. Member of the Domestic segment's management team 2015–2016. Head of Digia's integration business (2013–). Previous experience includes various managerial positions in the integration business sector of Digia's Digital Services unit (2010–2012) and Integration Solutions unit (2009–2010); project management and supervisory duties in electronic services, communications systems and integration solutions at Digia Industry and Trade division (2007–2008), Sentera Plc (2005–2006) and Key Partners Oy (2005). Before joining Digia's predecessor, he held project management and specialist positions associated with publication systems at Casedev Active Oy (2001-2004). 

CEO

The company's Chief Executive Officer is appointed by the Board of Directors. The CEO is in charge of Digia's business operations and administration in accordance with the instructions and regulations issued by the Board of Directors, and as defined by the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act. The CEO may take exceptional and far-reaching measures, in view of the nature and scope of the company's activities, only if so authorised by the Board of Directors. The CEO chairs the Group Management Team’s meetings. The CEO is not a member of the Board of Directors, but attends Board meetings.

The Board of Directors approves the CEO's service contract, which contains a written definition of the key terms and conditions of the CEO’s employment. 

Timo Levoranta has been Digia Plc's President and CEO since 1 May 2016.

 

Management

The Group Management Team supports the President & CEO in the routine management of the company. The CEO appoints Management Team members and decides on the terms and conditions of their service contracts.

The CEO chairs meetings of Digia’s Management Team. The Management Team consists of ten members. The Team meets once a week to assist the CEO in strategic planning, strategy implementation, operative management, and preparing items for consideration by the Board of Directors. The Board draws up annual action and financial plans, sets their associated targets, and monitors their progress. It also prepares significant investments, mergers and acquisitions. The CEO is responsible for the Management Group’s decisions. Members of the Management Group are tasked with implementing these decisions within their own areas of responsibility.

 

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