Vesa Koivisto appointed as Vice President, Energy Market Services to Empower IM Oy

tis 1 sep 2015 15:22:45

Vesa Koivisto has been appointed as Vice President, Energy Market Services to Empower IM Oy as of 1 September, 2015. He will be based in Helsinki and report to Mika Yletyinen, President of Empower IM Oy.

Vesa has extensive experience in wide range of management roles in international electric power industry. He joins the Empower group from USA, where he has conducted research and consultancy assignments on Demand Response and other Smart Grid technologies, among others. Prior to that, Vesa Koivisto has worked in several leadership positions at Fortum Corporation, including Smart Grid business development, management and hedging of Fortum’s retail portfolios and leading Fortum’s Nordic billing and balance settlement operations.

Further information:

Mika Yletyinen, President, Empower IM Oy, Empower group,

tel. +358 400 452870,

Empower IM (Information Management) Oy provides energy companies with data systems and service solutions that improve the efficiency of customers' energy operations and support them in utilising the opportunities offered by changing energy markets. Empower IM operates in Finland, Sweden, Norway and the Baltic Countries, and employs some 150 people.

Empower IM Oy is part of the Empower group. Empower is a multinational service company that builds and maintains electricity and telecom networks, maintains factories and power plants and delivers information management systems and services to energy sector. The company provides services in more than a hundred locations in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The group`s turnover in 2014 was €311 million and it employs some 2,700 persons.