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Piceasoft Announces Appointment of New CEO Kristian Järnefelt

Piceasoft has appointed Kristian Järnefelt as CEO, effective 1st Sept 2023. Working with customers and partners in over 70 countries, Piceasoft is a leading software provider to expand the lifecycle value of mobile and consumer electronic devices.

Former CEO Mikko Pyykkö continues as head of sales, focusing his efforts on global sales leadership and elevating partner and customer relationships.

As the CEO, Kristian Järnefelt will be responsible for setting the strategic direction, driving growth, and ensuring operational excellence across all aspects of Piceasoft’s business.

“The board and I are very pleased to have appointed Kristian. His pertinent experience in international business and strategic mindset align perfectly with the company’s goals. He will significantly strengthen our capability to grow together with our customers and partners,” says Ukko Lappalainen, Piceasoft Chairman of the Board.

Before joining Piceasoft, Kristian worked in various senior leadership roles, including Executive Vice President of Consumer Security at F-Secure. Prior to F-Secure, he held leadership positions in various IT companies such as Fujitsu and HP. In addition, Kristian has been an entrepreneur and served as CEO of multiple startups.

“I am very excited to join Piceasoft. The company’s commitment to power circular business truly resonates with me. I look forward to working with the team to continue to deliver exceptional solutions to our customers and scaling our global business to the next level in close collaboration with our partners,” says Kristian.

For further information, please contact:
Ukko Lappalainen, Chairman of the Board, Piceasoft
ukko.lappalainen@piceasoft.com

About Piceasoft

Located in Tampere, Finland, and founded in 2012, Piceasoft creates new business opportunities within the mobile device circular economy. Our ever-expanding platform and ecosystem powers companies at all levels to offer mobile device trade-in, support, repair, and recycling services. Working with customers and partners in over 70 countries, our platform provides a single solution for businesses to introduce new services and revenue streams while reducing e-waste and promoting sustainability.