Management

Empower Group Executive Team

Empower Group Executive Team is the supreme operative decision maker responsible for business operations. The Group Executive Team is also responsible for evaluating the performance of the group's units of excellence.
  • Born 1968, Finnish citizen, M. Sc. (Econ.), APA
  • Group Executive Team member since 2014
  • Employed by the group since 2014
  • Main work history:
    • Terveystalo Group, CFO 2012–2014
    • Delta Motor Group Oy, CFO (Deputy CEO) 2010–2012
    • Ernst & Young Oy, Nordic Leader of Restructuring, Transaction Support Leader Finland 2005–2010

Onniselkä Jari

CEO

Additional info

  • Born 1975, Finnish citizen, M.Sc. (Econ.), APA
  • Group Executive Team member since 2019
  • Employed by the group since 2019
  • Main work history:
    • Thermo Fisher Scientific Oy, CFO 2014-2019
    • Microsoft Oy, Business manager ja business controller2009-2014
    • PwC Oy, Accountant 2001-2009

Leiste Mari

CFO

Additional info

  • Born 1967, Finnish citizen, engineer (B.Sc)
  • Group executive Team member since 2017
  • Employed by the Group since 2017
  • Main work history:
    • Ericsson LM Oy Ab, Head of R&D Oulu, Director R&D, 1994-2017

Fagerström Johan

CTO

Additional info

  • Born 1972, Finnish citizen, M.Sc. (Eng.)
  • Group Executive Team member since 2019
  • Employed by the Group 2013-2017, 2018-
  • Supervisory Board member in the Estonian subsidiary (Empower AS)
  • Supervisory Council member in the Latvian subsidiary (Empower SIA)
  • Main work history:
    • Empower PN Oy, COO 2018
    • Suomen Maastorakentajat, CEO 2017-2018
    • Empower PN Oy, Vice President 2013-2017
    • Polar Electro, Chief Marketing Officer 2008-2012

Silvola Juha

President, Power

Additional info

  • Born 1979, Finnish citizen, B.Sc. (Tech.)
  • Group Executive Team member since 2016
  • Employed by the Group since 2007
  • Main work history:
    • Empower Group, President Connectivity 2016-2018
    • Empower Group, various management positions in production and development 2007–2016
    • Stora Enso, various positions in maintenance 2000–2007

Vaahersalo Mikko

President, Connectivity and Smart Industry

Additional info

  • Born 1967, Finnish citizen, Technician Engineer in Computer Engineering
  • Group Executive Team member since 2014
  • Employed by the Group since 2014
  • Main work history:
    • Intel Security, VP, Next Generation Firewall 2014
    • Stonesoft Corp, VP, Europe and Global Channels 2012–2013
    • Tieto, VP, Global Strategic Accounts, 2011–2012
    • Tieto, VP, Connected Devices 2009–2010
    • NSN, Head of customer team, 3GIS and 3 Scandinavia 2007–2008
    • NSN, Head of Services, Marketing 2007
    • NSN, Director, Technology Marketing 2005–2006

Yletyinen Mika

President, Energy Intelligence

Additional info

  • Born 1967, Finnish citizen, Master of Education
  • Group Executive Team member since 2019
  • Employed by the Group 2019
  • Main work history:
    • Martela Oyj, VP Human Resources, 2015-2019
    • Talvivaara Mining Company Plc, Chief HR Officer, 2012-2015
    • Nokia Oyj, Several leading HR positions, 2006-2012
    • Elcoteq SE, Several leading HR positions, 2000-2006

Kaski Maija

Chief HR Officer

Additional info

  • Born 1980, Finnish citizen, Master of Laws, Trained at the bench
  • Group Executive Team member since 2012
  • Employed by the Group since 2012
  • Main work history:
    • Roschier Attorneys Ltd, Senior Associate 2010–2012
    • Roschier Attorneys Ltd, Associate Lawyer 2006–2009

Hiltunen Heikki

CLO

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Empower Group Board

The Board controls and supervises the company's management and operations. Its mission is to promote the interests of shareholders and the Group by taking care of the entire Group's administration and the proper organization of operations.

Members of Group Board

Bo L. Elisson, Chairman

Johan Bjurström

Rainer Häggblom