Janina Luoto starts as the new Chief Executive Officer at BPS Consulting Finland as of 1st of September 2017. She has worked in the company since 2015 as a Chief Operating Officer. Former CEO Marjariitta Wakkola continues in the role of Senior Advisor.
BPS Consulting Finland is a family business founded in 1998 and specialized in SAP-technologies. The founder Marjariitta Wakkola’s daughter Janina Luoto, 34 and son Tommi Luoto, 34 transitioned to the operational management in 2015, when the succession was made. The transition of the new CEO is a natural next step for the ownership succession. “Our mother has created an incredible foundation for the company and she has been a pioneer in the field. We consider ourselves very privileged to continue the business and develop the company further”, Janina Luoto says.
The new CEO Janina Luoto sees many opportunities in the near future:
“Two years ago, when I started to work for our family business, we made a strategic decision to focus on our core competence, SAP-technologies. Last year our growth was 33 percent and the same trend has continued this year. Clearly there is a demand for a dynamic and customer-centric partner. We are delighted to respond to this need”.
Family business and its values are important and guide the daily operations. “There is an incredibly good team spirit and drive in our company. It feels amazing to start every day with our team. Only with great feeling and genuine hard work, we are able to create innovations and be successful together”.
BPS Consulting Finland offers SAP -solutions for enterprise resource planning and sales and marketing. BPS’s team consists of twenty dynamic professionals. The company operates mainly in Finland, Baltic countries and Hungary and has its offices in Espoo and Budapest. To support their growth, the company is constantly looking for talents to join the team.
See the interview of the new CEO from the video in Finnish