b. 1963, Master of Economic Sciences
CEO of the Qt Group Plc since 2016. Previously acted as the CEO of Digia Oyj (2008-2016) and in various managerial positions at Everypoint Inc and Yahoo! (2002-2007) as well as Sonera (1993-2002).
b. 1968, Information Technology Engineer
Executive Vice President of Qt Group Plc since 2016. Previously acted as Chief Business Officer at Digia Oyj (2013-2016) as well as in various managerial and directorial positions at Nokia Oyj (2000-2013).
b. 1973, eMBA
Senior Vice President, Marketing of Qt Group Plc since 2016. Previously acted as Chief Marketing Officer at Digia Oyj (2015-2016) and Nervogrid Oy (2012-2015) as well as in various managerial, directorial and expert positions at Lite-On Mobile Oy (prev. Perlos) (2007-2012) and Basware Oyj (1995-2007).
b. 1970, Master of Laws
General Counsel of Qt Group Plc since 2016. Previously acted as General Counsel of Digia Oyj (2009-2016), Senior Legal Counsel at Tieto Oyj (2005-2009) and as an attorney at Castrén & Snellman (1999-2005).
b. 1974, M.Sc. student (Eng.)
Senior Vice President, Ventures of Qt Group Plc since 2021. Previously Senior Vice President, Product Management. Member of the management team since 2016. Previously acted as Chief Product Officer, Business Development Officer and in other managerial positions at Digia Oyj and its predecessors (2001-2016), and as Product Development Officer at Sonera SmartTrust Oy (1999-2001).
b. 1974, Master of Science in Technology, Licentiate in Technology
Senior Vice President, Research and Development of Qt Group Plc since 2016. Previously acted in various managerial and directorial positions at Digia Oyj (2001-2016), as a software developer at Nokia Mobile Phones (1997-1998) and in teaching and research positions at the University of Oulu (1996-1997 and 1998-2000).
b. 1971, Master of Science in Technology
Chief Financial Officer of Qt Group Plc since 2020. Previously acted as Finance Director (2016-2020) and as Business Controller (2013-2015) at PaloDEx Group Oy, and in various directorial and expert positions at Vaisala Oyj (1998-2013)
b. 1972, Master of Science in Technology, MBA
Senior Vice President, Product Management of Qt Group Plc since 2021. Previously acted as CEO of Bitbar Technologies and Head of Product following the acquisition of the company by Smartbear Software (2009-2020), as Director of Business Unit at On2 Technologies (2005-2008) and in product and project management roles at Flextronics, Telefonica and Nokia (1998-2005).
b.1966, M.Sc. Economics
Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Qt Group Plc since 2022. Previously acted as Executive Vice President, Human Resources at Vaisala Corporation (2019-2021), F-Secure Corporation (2015-2018), and Basware Corporation (2009-2015), as well as in various directorial and managerial positions at Nokia Corporation (1997-2009).
Appointed by the Board of Directors, the company’s CEO is in charge of Qt Group’s day-to-day management and administration in accordance with the instructions and regulations issued by the Board of Directors, and as defined by the Finnish Companies Act. The Managing Director may take exceptional and far-reaching measures, in view of the nature and scope of the company’s activities, only if authorised by the Board of Directors. S(he) is not a member of the Board of Directors, but attends Board meetings.
The CEO’s service contract defines in writing the key terms and conditions which govern his/her employment and which are approved by the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors decides the CEO’s salary, other remuneration, stock options and other benefits.
The company may terminate the CEO’s service contract at six months’ notice. Upon such termination, (s)he will receive remuneration for the notice period and severance pay equaling 12 months’ salary. The CEO’s retirement age is as stipulated by the law, and he has no separate pension agreement with the company.
Updated: Feb 13, 2023