New CFO for Pohjolan Energia Group – Mika Perkiö to bring strong expertise in international business into the company

Pohjolan Energia Group, the market leader in small-scale solar energy systems in Finland, has appointed Mika Perkiö M.Sc. (Econ.) as the new Chief Financial Officer of the Group.

Mika will move to Pohjolan Energia from his position as CFO of Sataservice Group and assume his new duties by February 2019. Mika will bring strong expertise in financial administration and international business into the company. Before Sataservice Group, he worked e.g. as the CFO of Delete Group when the company expanded heavily through acquisitions both in Finland and Sweden and as the CFO of Machinery Group.

“It’s great to get an expert like Mika to complete our team. In addition to his diverse financial administration expertise, Mika brings strong expertise in M&A and strategy to the company, which will greatly support our growth targets in the Nordics,” says Sami Leinonen, CEO of Pohjolan Energia Group.

Pohjolan Energia has been successful in providing Finnish consumers the opportunity to invest easily in their own solar energy generation. I’m very pleased to start working with the skillful personnel of the company to build Pohjolan Energia into a stronger and more international player in the growing solar energy market,” comments Mika Perkiö.

Additional information:

Sami Leinonen
CEO, Pohjolan Energia Group Oy
+46 72 539 76 00

Pohjolan Energia Group is the market leader in Finland for small-scale solar energy systems. The company operates nationwide through 16 sales offices. It employs about 200 professionals of solar energy and has net sales of more than €20 million. Pohjolan Energia’s main owner is the Finnish private equity firm MB Funds.

MB Funds is a leading Finnish private equity firm founded in 1988. MB manages private equity funds worth a total of €0.5 billion, whose investors are mainly leading Finnish institutional investors. During its operation, MB has successfully invested in approx. 40 medium-sized companies in the Nordics.