We are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chairman and a new Member of our Board of Directors.
Topi Saarenhovi, EVP at Kiwa Group, has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board effective January 1st, 2021. He will be replacing Heikki Heinonen, who has been appointed as the CEO of the company. Heikki will continue as a member of the board. Topi has been in Wiima Board of Directors as a Member since March 2014, and he has brought Wiima Board a lot of vision, structure, and strategical insight. “Topi’s skillset and background is perfect for developing Wiima to the next level”, says Heikki Heinonen, co-founder and CEO.
Effective February 1st, 2021 Mr. Mikael Nurmi has joined Wiima Board of Directors as a new Member of the Board. Mikael has an impressive background in leading technology organizations and managing enterprises through digitalization change or technology shift. “I am excited to have Mikael joining our Board of Directors. He has delivered innovative technology solutions, led digital transformations and driven both Cloud and Saas based technology sourcing projects during his career. Wiima is in the middle of technological breakthrough and this is just the expertise we need in the Board”, says Topi Saarenhovi, Chairman of the Board.
Mikael Nurmi currently works as Managing Director of Sofigate Aps. in Denmark, an IT management company providing expertise in strategy transformations and digitalization projects. He holds a MSc in Industrial Economics and has been working in several CIO/CTO/CEO positions during his career. He was recognized as the “CIO of the year 2015” in the Nordic region by Management Events.
“I am really looking forward to work with Wiima in a board position. Wiima has a very modern and innovative offering in the logistics market and I see a huge potential in this approach. I hope I can with my technology and IT background help Wiima to move forward in the chosen strategic direction. I have worked a lot also in the logistics field and I am really happy to again be engaged in this field as well.”
Welcome to the team Mikael!