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Pete Nieminen has been appointed CIO of Enfo

Pete Nieminen has been appointed CIO, and will head Information Management at Enfo, beginning 13 May, 2016. Nieminen arrives from Atea Finland, where he worked as CTO and Executive Advisor to the management, related to both the external customers and internal development and IT.

Prior to Atea Finland, Nieminen worked as the CIO at the Salomaa Group, which is the largest family owned company group, focusing on marketing and consulting in the Nordic region.

Nieminen also has considerable experience from working on IT related tasks outside of his daily work. He has worked, for example, as the Chairman of the Board of Finnish Information Security Association and as a Member of the Board in Finnish Information Processing Association. TiVi magazine placed Nieminen among the top 100 ICT influencers in Finland for 10 years in a row between 2005–2015.

Digitalization, IoT and cybersecurity are Nieminen’s primary competence areas.

”These are the key focus areas of Enfo, so having Pete joining us strongly supports our business and our future plans. Nieminen has both the understanding and the experience to be of substantial benefit to our company. He has top-level expertise and the skills that has led to successfull leadership both in IT and digitalization,” states Arto Herranen, CEO, Enfo.

”Our new strategy is really interesting and it is great to be able to participate in implementing it. I believe that I can bring added value to the whole company with my experience in IT and digitalization. My own role is to ensure that Enfo’s IT processes support the new strategy and customers’ future expectations in the best possible way,” says Nieminen.

”Enfo is rapidly renewing itself to further support our customers so they benefit from digital innovations and developing business processes. As part of the renewal, it is important to take care of our internal processes and IT. With the leadership of Pete Nieminen, we are able to take forward Enfo’s own digitalization and build an IT environment which will help us to serve our customers’ needs better,” explains Samuli Savo, responsible of corporate strategy and emerging businesses.

Pete Nieminen, CIO, Enfo,, tel. +358 50 463 6969

Samuli Savo, Executive Vice President, Emerging Businesses & Transformation Office, Enfo,, tel. +358 50 387 0331