02.04.2024 | Poiminnat Uutiset

Evitec Solutions strengthens its management by appointing Janne Leppänen as Chief Technology Officer and Henna Ylitalo as Chief People Officer

Janne Leppänen (BEng, MBA) and Henna Ylitalo (M.Soc.Sc. & M.Sc.Econ&BA) start at Evitec Solutions on April 1st and become members of the management team.

The appointments further reinforce the implementation of the company’s new strategy and working alongside customers as a trusted partner.

Henna Ylitalo has an extensive career in developing HR, having successfully driven strategic change within a specialized IT organization. Henna joins Evitec Solutions’ from Epical.

– I’m thrilled to be part of Evitec Solutions’ great growth story. Working alongside the dedicated team, I aim to bring our new strategy and culture to life. Emotional intelligence, coaching-based leadership and inclusion are topics close to my heart, and I want to drive the company’s strategy forward by collaborating, listening and being inspired together by our common goals, shares Henna Ylitalo.

Janne Leppänen is a seasoned ICT professional with a background in various development and leadership roles in R&D and software development teams. Janne joins Evitec Solutions’ from SD Worx.

– I’m enthusiastic about the opportunity to join Evitec Solutions. We have a refreshed strategy focusing on cloud adoption and I with my experience from digital transformation, building SaaS business model, and transition to the cloud, I’m sure we’re able to achieve the goals, tells Janne Leppänen.

Evitec Solutions’ CEO Mikko Pilkama shares: – I’m pleased that both Janne and Henna seized the opportunity and are joining our journey. While thinking of the people side, I am confident that we can achieve the objectives with Henna’s lead: attracting and retaining top talent, promoting balanced leadership, and enhancing our employer brand. Janne brings the experience we need to become a genuine SaaS & Cloud operations expert in the market.

The future management team

From the beginning of April, Evitec Solutions’ management team will consist of CEO Mikko Pilkama, Pasi Lahti (Products), Perttu Heinonen (Services), Harri Inkinen (Compliance), Janne Leppänen (CTO) and Henna Ylitalo (CPO).

Evitec Solutions is a Nordic expert in software solutions and consultation services for the finance sector with experience spanding over 30 years. We have more than 300 experts working in seven different cities: Espoo, Lahti, Lappeenranta, Pori, Tampere, Tallinn and Stockholm. Our shared interest in digitalisation and the financial sector coupled with our positive attitude and cheerful atmosphere unites us all.