TAALERI PLC STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 14 February 2019 AT 8.41 EET
Taaler Plc: Robin Lindahl to become new CEO - Juhani Elomaa nominated to the Board
Robin Lindahl, 54, has today been appointed as new Chief Executive Officer of Taaleri Plc by the company’s Board of Directors. He will start his position not later than 1 August 2019. Robin Lindahl is joining Taaleri from Normet Group where he has been President and CEO since 2016.
Lindahl worked for Outotec Oyj in 2011 – 2016. His last position in the company was as Executive Vice President, Metals, Energy & Water business area. Before that he has held several management positions in Nokia during 1993 – 2011, among other things as senior Vice President, Operator Sales, responsible for operator channel sales globally, as Vice President, Finance and Control for the Markets unit and as Vice President, Radio Networks Sales and Marketing, heading the global sales and marketing function. He has before that also held positions in treasury and risk management in Nokia and the Investment banking sector. In addition, Lindahl has held board positions in Norvestia in 2005 – 2015, and Nokia Siemens Networks’ in 2010 – 2011.
Juhani Elomaa will leave his position as Taaleri's CEO not later than 1 August 2019. Elomaa is one of the founders of the company, then called Taaleritehdas, founded in 2007 and has since been CEO.
The Nomination Committee of Taaleri’s Board of Directors proposes to the Annual General Meeting, to be held 20 March 2019, Juhani Elomaa to be elected as new member to the Board.
”Robin Lindah has gained extensive management experience from various positions during his career. He has lead Risk management, Finance, Sales and Marketing as well as business operations in several different industrial segments. I’m convinced that Taaleri's good development will continue under his leadership", says Peter Fagernäs, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
“Taaleri’s business is developing well and we are moving to the next stage of growth so the timing feels natural. I'm not leaving the company, I will participating in developing the company - only in a slightly different role”, says CEO Juhani Elomaa.
”Taaleri’s development is supported by gobal megatrends affecting its entire business. I see great potential in developing the company’s business operations and at the same time seeking new growth for the company, supported by Taaleris’ strong expertise in all its business areas.", says Robin Lindahl.
Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board, Peter Fagernäs, Taaleri Plc, tel. 358 50 523 5831
Taaleri in brief
Taaleri is a Finnish financial service company, whose parent company Taaleri Plc is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki's main market. The Taaleri Group comprises three business areas: Wealth Management, Financing, and Energy. In addition, the Gruoup invests using its own balance sheet.
At the end of 2018, Taaleri had assets under management totalling EUR 5.7 billion and 5,400 wealth management customers. Taaleri Plc has some 4,100 shareholders. Taaleri’s operations are supervised by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority.
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