ASIAKASTIETO GROUP PLC, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 20 OCTOBER 2016, 9.00 A.M. EEST
Changes in Asiakastieto Group's Product Areas and Executive Team
In accordance with the reformed strategy, digitalization and globalized commerce across borders provide Asiakastieto Group with a business opportunity for ever stronger growth. Listening to the clientele and making use of new data sources, the company invests strongly in the development of new digital services to boost the business of its clients.
The company has four product areas: Business Information, Consumer Information, Customer Management and Certificates and Analyses. At the beginning of 2017, the product area of Certificates and Analyses will be incorporated in Business Information. In addition, a new product area will be established, which focuses on real estate information, collateral management services and housing company data services. Director Heikki Ylipekkala will be in charge of the new product area. He starts as member of the executive team on 15.12.2016 and as head of the product area on 1.1.2017. Asiakastieto's Deputy CEO Heikki Koivula will continue to be in charge of the Business Information product area.
ASIAKASTIETO GROUP PLC
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Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd
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.