Finnplay Announces Change in Management

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Finnplay Technologies, the Nordic supplier of iGaming technology and services has selected Sari Aitokallio as its new Managing Director.  Ms. Aitokallio is a founding partner in the company and has been active as its Chief Commercial Officer since March 2018.  A lawyer by education, Ms. Aitokallio brings decades of executive-level experience in international business and finance as a CFO for listed Finnish companies, including a long executive career in Metso, the Finnish industrial machinery company providing technology and services for mining, aggregates, oil and gas, recycling, pulp and paper, and other process industries. Finnplay’s founder, Martin Prantner has stepped aside from his role as CEO and will focus on strategy, new market development, and partnerships in his new role as a non-executive director and Chairman of the Board for the company.   

New Managing Director Sari Aitokallio says, “I welcome the opportunity to lead Finnplay into this next exciting stage in its development as a world-class supplier to our industry. Having recently been named one of Finland’s top growth companies and closing 2020 as our most successful sales year on record, I see the opportunity to sustain and support our growth.” 

Founder and new Chairman of the Board Martin Prantner says, “We are very pleased to introduce Sari Aitokallio as our new Managing Director.  Sari’s strong background and experience in international business and finance is a significant asset for Finnplay – especially now as we continue our strong growth trajectory, expand into new markets and partner with large established international operators.” 


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