ASIAKASTIETO GROUP PLC, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 15 SEPTEMBER 2016, 9.00 A.M. EEST
Asiakastieto Group nominates Heikki Ylipekkala to develop digital business
Asiakastieto Group appoints Heikki Ylipekkala (49) member of the executive team. Ylipekkala will develop digital services, and his sphere of responsibility will be defined in detail during the autumn. Offering and developing digital services is in the core of Asiakastieto. Ylipekkala will start in the position on 14.3.2017 at the latest.
Heikki Ylipekkala has substantial knowledge on the digitalisation of ownership and transactions on companies and new opportunities to use online data. His latest positions are Head of Innovation and Growth at Euroclear Finland Oy and Head of Commercial at Euroclear Finland and Sweden.
"Our mission is to increase transparency and trust in the market and boost the business of our clients. Digitalisation holds a key position here. I am pleased that Heikki will take responsibility in Asiakastieto's digital transformation. He has an extensive network with authorities and stakeholders, which we need to take the next steps", states CEO Jukka Ruuska.
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Asiakastieto Group is one of the leading Finnish providers of business and consumer information services. The Group's products and services are primarily used for risk management, finance and administration, decision-making and sales and marketing purposes. At the end of 2015, the Group had around 13 000 contractual clients. It serves several industries, the largest ones including finance and banking as well as wholesale and retail sectors and expert service companies. In 2015, the Group's net sales were EUR 43,7 million and it had 152 employees at the end of 2015. Asiakastieto Group is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki with the ticker ATG1V. More information about Asiakastieto Group is available at www.asiakastieto.fi.