Qvantel Board names Matti Roto as Executive Chairman and Acting CEO, and Tero Kivisaari as COO

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Helsinki – 21 Mar 2022 — Qvantel Oy today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Matti Roto as Executive Chairman and Acting Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Matti Roto has a strong background in telecommunications, healthcare, and IT industries, and has served as Qvantel’s Chairman of the Board since 2013, a position he continues to hold.

In conjunction with this appointment, Tero Kivisaari has been appointed as Chief Operations Officer and will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Qvantel. Tero Kivisaari has been working closely with Qvantel for the past years in different roles, including as a Member of the Board.

Qvantel wishes to thank its previous CEO Jean-Marc Lazzari for leading the company in the past years that have included several of the industry’s biggest big-bang transformations and launches of new digital brands. Qvantel also wishes to thank all of its employees for their commitment and relentless effort in making Qvantel a success story.


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