Telenor has appointed Jussi Tolvanen as the new head of its Finnish subsidiary DNA.
The company’s current CEO, Jukka Leinonen, will take on the role as Head of Telenor Group’s Nordic Cluster full-time. Leinonen continues his role in Telenor Group’s Executive Management.
“It’s truly great to have Jussi continue my work as CEO of DNA. His approach to business is extremely customer and human oriented, which fits perfectly into DNA’s mindset and culture. In addition, he has extensive experience from IT and the corporate sector, which strengthens our expertise even further,” says Jukka Leinonen, CEO of DNA and EVP Head of Nordics in Telenor Group.
Tolvanen is currently managing director at Microsoft Oy, will commence as CEO of DNA on 11 October 2021. He also has previous experience as CEO of Avanade Finland and in various management positions at Fujitsu and Hewlett-Packard. He holds a Master of Economics from the University of Vaasa.
“It’s a joy and an honour to join the DNA team. The company is a forerunner in bringing new services and solutions to Finnish consumers and companies. I would like to thank Jukka and the entire DNA team for their excellent work and results. DNA’s values and corporate culture are the same as my own, and I believe that we have a significant opportunity to grow and develop together,” says Tolvanen.