Personnel, Management and Administration

Personnel, Management and Administration

The number of Digia employees totalled 872 at the end of December 2016, showing an increase of 113 employees, or 14.9 per cent, on year-end 2015 (31 Dec 2015: 759 employees). During the reporting period, the number of employees averaged 810, an increase of 57 employees, or 7.6 per cent, on the 2015 average (2015: 753).

24 people transferred into Digia's employ when the Igence acquisition entered into force on 1 July. 213 employees transferred from Digia to Qt in conjunction with the demerger.

Employees by location, 31 Dec 2016:

  31 Dec 2016 31 Dec 2015

Change,

no. of employees 

Helsinki 550 481 69
Jyväskylä 133 118 15
Tampere 123 104 19
Oulu 6 10 -4
Rauma 33 35 -2
Vaasa 12 -  12
Turku 5 - 5
Stockholm 10 11 -1
Total 872 759 113

Digia Plc’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) of 16 March 2016 re-elected Päivi Hokkanen, Robert Ingman, Pertti Kyttälä and Seppo Ruotsalainen as members of the Board. Martti Ala-Härkönen was elected to the Board as a new member. At its organisational meeting after the AGM, the Board of Directors elected Pertti Kyttälä as Chair and Robert Ingman as Vice Chair of the Board.


Digia’s President & CEO Timo Levoranta, as of 1 May 2016, and senior management were on 31 December 2016 as follows:

  • Samuli Aho, Vice President, as of 1 May 2016
  • Tommi Flink, Vice President, as of 1 May 2016
  • Tuula Haataja, CFO, as of 19 August 2013
  • Juhana Juppo, CTO, as of 19 September 2016
  • Mika Kervinen, General Counsel, as of 1 May 2016
  • Tom Puusola, Vice President, as of 1 January 2012
  • Marko Saarinen, Vice President, as of 1 July 2016
  • Erkki Talvela, Senior Vice President, Sales Marketing and Communications, as of 1 May 2016
  • Teemu Virtanen, Vice President, as of 1 May 2016

You can read more about Digia’s senior management on the company’s website: www.digia.com/en/investors/governance/ceo-and-management.

KPMG Oy Ab, a firm of Authorised Public Accountants, is the Group’s auditor. Virpi Halonen, Authorised Public Accountant, has been chief auditor since the 2015 Annual General Meeting.