The company's Chief Executive Officer is appointed by the Board of Directors. The CEO is in charge of Digia's business operations and administration in accordance with the instructions and regulations issued by the Board of Directors, and as defined by the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act. The CEO may take exceptional and far-reaching measures, in view of the nature and scope of the company's activities, only if so authorised by the Board of Directors. The CEO chairs the Group Management Team’s meetings. The CEO is not a member of the Board of Directors, but attends Board meetings.
The Board of Directors approves the CEO's service contract, which contains a written definition of the key terms and conditions of the CEO’s employment. Juha Varelius was Digia Plc’s President & CEO until 30 April 2016, and was succeeded by Timo Levoranta.