NSION Appoints Tomi Virtanen as a new corporate CEO
January 22nd, 2021
NSION today announced the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Tomi Virtanen. Mr. Virtanen is widely experienced senior executive with a strong commercial and operational track record spanning over 20-year career in Europe and North America for example in Telecommunication and Software industries. He will work closely with the company’s established commercial team, to lead the business development activities in the EU and Founder President Mattipekka Kronqvist`s team, to lead the business development activities in the North America region.
Mr Virtanen's career advancements have been tightly connected with the potential impact of scaling several different leading international companies and being accountable for transformational sales and operations initiatives. Most recently, Mr. Virtanen was a Head of Global Logistics for Nokia Tyres (OYJ). Previously, he has served as a senior executive at companies such as Kone (OYJ) and Nokia Siemens Network, which is a world leader in digital communications and telecommunication technologies.
Tero Silvola, NSION's Chairman, said: "Tomi is a seasoned, well-respected and proven Chief Executive with an exceptional record. In his previous positions he has delivered substantial strategic and operational progress, delivering value for all stakeholders in the business while developing a distinct and sustainable culture, focused on customer care and continuous innovation. The Board believes that Tomi is a great fit for NSION and is well qualified to lead NSION´s growing business into the next phase. We continue to drive our NSION business development programs to become the leading technology provider for the customers around the public safety. These segments include customers such as national defense operations, police, fire and rescue and border control. I look forward to work with Tomi and welcome him to the NSION - story”.