Piceasoft Ltd. has appointed Pia Kantola as a CEO effective 1st July 2019. Piceasoft is a Finnish company founded in 2012. Piceasoft has created a unique set of software solutions to cover the whole lifecycle of mobile devices. Piceasoft innovative products are disrupting mobile device buyback, repair and recycling business.
Jyri Roselius continues as Piceasoft CEO until end of June 2019, after which he will focus on leading business development and sales on a global level.
As a CEO Pia Kantola will be responsible for further accelerating Piceasoft’s growth. “Pia’s appointment as a CEO is a clear direction of the company’s readiness for the next phase of growth: she brings strong experience from different mobile phone channels and how to scale up the business globally and run company operations. According to Piceasoft’s strategic vision, buying a mobile device goes to exchanging a mobile device. Timing and Pia’s experience boosts company’s target to become a leading software vendor in this segment,” tells Risto Kivipuro, Piceasoft Chairman.
Pia Kantola is joining Piceasoft from HMD Global Oy, where she worked as a Vice President and a COO. Before HMD she worked at Microsoft, Nokia and Fastems and led large international teams in areas including software development, sales, product management, operations and customer service. Pia holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Electrical Engineering and a MSc in Financial Administration.
“I am very excited to join Piceasoft, which has very innovative products and an impressive team. Company is very customer focused with a strong customer base and has an excellent customer satisfaction. Mobile phone lifecycle market is growing fast and Piceasoft has a great opportunity to become as a one of market leaders in this area,” says Pia Kantola.
For further information please contact:
Risto Kivipuro, Piceasoft Chairman
Mobile: +358 50 050 2276
About Piceasoft Ltd
Piceasoft is a Finnish company, located in Tampere. Since it was founded in 2012, Piceasoft has created a unique set of software solutions to cover the whole lifecycle of mobile devices. These solutions create new business opportunities and enable a cost-efficient service for mobile operators and retail chains. Our innovative products are disrupting mobile device buyback, repair and recycling business. Our software products are easy to use and offer added value to the end user, which means better ROI and user satisfaction. In short, we promise to Simplify Your Mobile Life.