Stock exchange release
Free for publication on September 5, 2019 at 1.00pm (CEST +1)
Appointment in Bittium Corporation's Management Group
Mr. Tommi Kangas appointed as Senior Vice President, Connectivity Solutions
Mr. Tommi Kangas (48, Master of Engineering, machine automation) has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Connectivity Solutions product and services area at Bittium Corporation and as a member of the Bittium Corporation's Management Group effective today, September 5, 2019. Previously at Bittium, he has been responsible for Connectivity Solutions product and services area's significant key customers as well as worked in several management positions in telecom business and sales. Mr. Kangas reports to Mr. Hannu Huttunen, CEO of Bittium Corporation.
"Bittium's R&D services business has been evolving significantly during the last years as the mobility and wireless connectivity has been spreading to new application areas. A significant part of our mobile technology competence in the Connectivity Solutions product and services area has accumulated from our customer projects as well as from the development of our own products and product platforms. We will continue emphasizing our strengths and developing our competence areas further, and simultaneously broadening our offering to new application areas enabled by the technology. As a long-term employee at Bittium, Mr. Kangas has built his career around the mobile wireless technology. He has extensive experience in different kind of international customer projects as well as strong expertise in R&D services business. I think this creates the excellent foundation to develop and grow Bittium's R&D services business further and to new application areas", says Hannu Huttunen, CEO of Bittium Corporation.
As of September 5, 2019 Bittium management group consists of following persons: Mr. Hannu Huttunen, CEO (chairman); Mr. Pekka Kunnari, CFO; Mr. Kari Jokela, CLO; Ms. Karoliina Fyrstén, Director, Corporate Communications and Marketing, Mr. Sammy Loitto, Senior Vice President Sales, and heads of product and service areas: Mr. Jari Sankala, Senior Vice President, Defense and Security; Connectivity Solutions; Mr. Arto Pietilä, Senior Vice President, Medical Technologies; and Mr. Tommi Kangas, Senior Vice President, Connectivity Solutions, and Mr. Jari-Pekka Innanen, Vice President, Engineering.
Oulu, September 5, 2019
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Bittium specializes in the development of reliable, secure communications and connectivity solutions leveraging its 30 year legacy of expertise in advanced radio communication technologies. Bittium provides innovative products and services, customized solutions based on its product platforms and R&D services. Complementing its communications and connectivity solutions, Bittium offers proven information security solutions for mobile devices and portable computers. Bittium also provides healthcare technology products and services for biosignal measuring in the areas of cardiology, neurology, rehabilitation, occupational health and sports medicine. Net sales in 2018 were EUR 62.8 million and operating profit was EUR 2.8 million. Bittium is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.bittium.com