Timo Rask was appointed the Managing Director of Voimatel Oy, a subsidiary of KPY, a Kuopio-based group of companies, as of 9 January 2019.
Previously, Rask has served as the Managing Director of Normet Oy.
– Voimatel Oy and the entire industry are undergoing a period of robust growth and development. We consider it important that we have Timo Rask’s expertise and change management skills at our disposal, says Jukka Laakkonen, Chairperson of the Board at Voimatel Oy.
Laakkonen adds that Voimatel has a highly skilled and experienced staff which provides a good foundation for company development and profitable growth. He thanks Kari Keinänen, the former Managing Director, for his multi-year contribution to Voimatel.
– Voimatel has grown from an electrical contractor company in North Savo into a leading Finnish provider of lifecycle services and solutions for electricity and data networks and systems which also operates globally. Voimatel is one of KPY’s key holdings and we want to invest in the profitable growth and development of the company as one of the top players in the industry, says Tarja Tikkanen, Chairperson of the Board at KPY.
Jukka Laakkonen, Chairperson of the Board at Voimatel Oy, tel. +358 (0)40 709 6117
Tarja Tikkanen, Chairperson of the Board at KPY, tel. +358 (0)400 185 926
Voimatel is a Finnish-owned provider of lifecycle services and solutions for electricity and data networks and systems. Voimatel helps its customers succeed by providing dependable expert services and up-to-date solutions that ensure excellent service capabilities for their critical systems and networks. Voimatel is one of the major players in the industry and its customers include telecom operators in the Baltic region and Central Europe, Finland’s major power transmission and distribution companies, global equipment manufacturers and a large number of industrial companies, cities and municipalities. Voimatel’s organisation of more than 900 service professionals provide customers with first-rate service from Finland, Estonia and Poland. The company’s net sales are around EUR 125 million.
KPY is one of the biggest employers and industrial players in eastern Finland. The KPY Cooperative is the parent company of the group whose other members include Enfo Oyj, Voimatel Oy, Vetrea Terveys Oy, KPY Sijoitus Oy and Kiinteistö Oy Siilinjärven Lentokapteeni. KPY Sijoitus has major associated companies such as Technopolis Kuopio Oy and RopoHold Oyj. The KPY Group employs approximately 2,600 people. KPY is owned by approximately 21,000 members of the KPY Cooperative, most of them living in the Kuopio region.