Harri Saikkonen appointed Managing Director for Atos in Finland
Finland, 2 December 2014
Atos, a leader in digital services, appoints Harri Saikkonen as Managing Director of Atos in Finland. Saikkonen will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of Atos in Finland to achieve substantial growth. Reporting to Rob Pols, CEO of Atos in Benelux & The Nordics, Saikkonen and his management team will have access to the expertise, experience and support of Atos in the region.
Harri Saikkonen has more than 15 years of experience in the IT sector and has a long track-record at Tieto Corporation. He has held several senior management positions. Saikkonen has contributed to several turnarounds and has realized major improvements in the business of Tieto.
Rob Pols, CEO of Atos in Benelux & The Nordics, said: “We believe that Atos is perfectly positioned both geographically as well as from a portfolio perspective to take advantage of these opportunities in the Finish market. Recent wins in Finland confirm that Atos is very capable in this market and we look forward to significant growth in the coming years.
As part of our expansion strategy, our ambition is to offer clients global capability, economies of scale and an extensive portfolio of IT and digital solutions delivered through our 86,000 business technologists globally. Atos has a global delivery chain where we are blending local and international skills. I am very confident that Harri Saikkonen will make a successful effort to realize growth for Atos in Finland,”
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with 2013 pro forma annual revenue of € 10 billion and 86,000 employees in 66 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defence, Health, Manufacturing, Media & Utilities, Public Sector, Retail, Telecommunications, Transportation.
Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, and Worldline. For more information: atos.net.
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