SCANFIL PLC            STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE         25 February 2013 at 10.40 A.M. 


Scanfil plc’s Board of Directors has appointed Mr Petteri Jokitalo, M.Sc. (Eng), age 49, as the company’s new CEO. Jokitalo is the current Sales Director of EMS Oy. He started in that position on 10 January 2012. Previous positions held by Jokitalo: CEO of Meka Pro Oy in 2007–2011, Scanfil Plc, executive tasks related to sales and marketing in 2003–2007, and Nokia Networks, international tasks in 1998–2003. Jokitalo will start in the position on 1 April 2013. Harri Takanen will be the CEO of the company until that time. The CEO contract termination of Harri Takanen, the current CEO, will not cause any expenses to the company.

Jorma J. Takanen, Chairman of the Board:
”Harri Takanen has had a distinguished, successful career in different positions within Scanfil Group in Finland and abroad. His comprehensive know-how will remain available for us through the Board.
Petteri Jokitalo is very familiar with the company, the industry and our client base. I am confident that he will be a dynamic leader who can further strengthen Scanfil’s traditionally good position in the contract manufacturing market. I wish Petteri success in his new, demanding post.”

Petteri Jokitalo:
“The contract manufacturing industry has faced massive changes in recent years. Being a flexible operator and with competent employees Scanfil has managed to retain its market position. I am confident that we can still improve the company’s competitiveness and increase the market share in the contract manufacturing market.”



Board of Directors


Additional information:
Jorma J. Takanen, Chairman of the Board
Tel. +358 44 – 7882 200


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Scanfil Group is engaged in contract manufacturing for international telecommunications technology and professional electronics manufacturers.

Scanfil has 35 years of experience in demanding contract manufacturing. Scanfil is a systems supplier that offers its products and services to international telecommunications systems manufacturers and professional electronics customers. Typical products are equipment systems for mobile and public switched telephone networks, automation systems, frequency converters, lift control systems, equipment and systems for electricity production and transmission, analysers, slot machines and different meteorological instruments. The company has production facilities in China, Estonia, Hungary and Finland.

The associated company of Scanfil Group:
Greenpoint Oy (Scanfil EMS Oy’s share of ownership 40%) focuses on development and supply of solutions and equipment, which improve placements, visibility and sales of customer products in the Point-Of-Sale. The Greenpoint product portfolio includes a large variety of refrigerated merchandisers, displays and integrated check-out zone concepts. The company serves both brand owners and retail chains internationally.  Along with the European markets Greenpoint Oy has entered North and Latin American markets through partnerships.