Boyden appoints Janine Jakola partner in Finland

HELSINKI, October 2nd, 2022 (Globe Newswire) — Boyden, a leading leadership and talent advisory firm with over 75 offices in more than 45 countries, welcomes leading business leader Jan Jakola as its Effective 1 Partner in Finland. There is happiness.scheduled tribe October 2022.

Erki Panula, President of Boyden in Finland and Member of Global Technology, Health Care and Life Sciences and Fintech Practices, commented, “At Boyden Finland we are delighted to bring such a vast technology business and digital services leadership experience to the firm. Huh.” “Jane has extensive experience in leading companies and businesses with novel digital service platforms and customer experience, not only in Finland, but in an international context.”

Jakola will contribute as a senior-level member of the firm’s global technology and CEO and board service practices with C-suite and board assignments at Boyden both locally and internationally; He will work closely with Boyden’s field experts in infrastructure and transportation, consumer and retail, and fintech.

“I am delighted to be joining one of the top leadership and talent advisory brands in Finland,” commented Jan Jakola, Partner, Boyden Finland. “For clients, the need for a new leader means the business continues to grow. I am excited to join the board and leverage our interpretive capabilities to deliver exceptional results in this fast-paced, digital age. I I have been building teams in leadership capacity for over twenty five years and am now excited to use this experience as a trusted advisor with Finnish, European and global clients.

An influential leader in digital transformation, Jakola received the prestigious ‘Digital Director of the Year 2021’ award presented by Alma Media. Tiwik, the leading publication for ICT professionals in Finland. It recognizes their contribution to Matakahulto and the transportation industry as a whole. In 2019 Matkahuolto delivered the world’s first MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) solution nationwide. These digital capabilities, led by Jakola, will enable transport and logistics businesses to focus on their core business, supported by a modern digital infrastructure that enhances the travel experience of customers across Finland.

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Jen Jakola was the CEO of Matkahulto for nearly four years and a member of the board for 18 months. He was also chairman of the board at Trimico, where he led the complete restructuring of the company. Previously he was Business Sector Director, Digital Excellence at HiQ Finland, again providing digital transformation services. Prior to this he was Vice President and CIO at Suomen Lahikuppa Oy, among other key digital roles with Finnish companies. Jakola lived in Germany for several years and worked as Partnership Manager in Tropolis, Head of Information Management at Elisa Communication GmbH and Project Manager at Helsinki Telekom Deutschland GmbH. He has MSc. in Economics, majoring in Information Systems from Jyväskylä University and speaks Finnish, English and German.

About Boyden Finland

Boyden is one of the top leadership and talent consulting firms in Finland, deeply committed to building the country’s economy by attracting and retaining the most qualified leaders for clients. The team provides board and leadership reviews and C-level search across all major industries. Boyden Finland works with international and local development organizations, covering listed, private and family-owned, private equity- and venture capital-owned and cooperative companies.

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