NEWS26 February 2018

Futurice appoints Moisala as CEO

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FINLAND – Global digital consultancy Futurice has promoted Teemu Moisala to CEO, as it gears up for greater international expansion.

Moisala (pictured) is currently managing director of Futurice Finland and will take over from Tuomas Syrjänen in May. 

Tuomas, who co-founded and has led Futurice for the past 10 years, will move to a new role heading up the company’s AI initiatives.

Syrjänen said: “Teemu has played a key role in building Futurice from a 30-strong agency to an international company that employs almost 500 people. He is ideally placed to lead the next period of growth which will focus on identifying new markets and opportunities, while continuing to drive our company culture of radical empowerment.”

Moisala played a key role in helping establish its first overseas office in Berlin and as managing director of Futurice Finland, he helped increase turnover in the Finnish market by 23% year on year between 2016 and 2017.

Prior to Futurice, he worked at Siemens Finland and Germany in a variety of roles including product manager for mobile terminals.

Tuomas Syrjänen co-founded Futurice in 2000 with Mikko Viikari, Hanno Nevanlinna and Markku Taulamo. It currently has offices in Helsinki, Tampere, London, Berlin, Munich and Stockholm.

@RESEARCH LIVE

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