Patrik Sallner appointed as OpusCapita’s CEO


OpusCapita, part of the Posti Group, has appointed Patrik Sallner (MBA, MA, M.Sc., 45) as the new CEO. He will transfer to this position from MariaDB Corporation, where he has been CEO for the past three years. Sallner has had a long career in international management positions at companies including F-Secure, Nokia and McKinsey.

- The growth of OpusCapita is built upon a strong knowledge of financial services technology and automation. Patrik Sallner has diverse experience in successfully building service and software business within multiple international companies. We expect the new CEO to steer OpusCapita to global growth path and we are extremely pleased that Patrik accepted this challenge, says OpusCapita's Chairman of the Board Heikki Malinen.

OpusCapita, a pioneer in the automation of financial processes, has functions in nine countries. The company is the leading expert of service and software development in its field. OpusCapita creates entirely new solutions and approaches, with systems such as software robotics. The new CEO's background in technology and his diverse experience in successfully building international service and software business will further strengthen OpusCapita's position.

- I'm very excited about this opportunity. OpusCapita is truly a pioneer in the field. It has a broad clientele and significant innovations for the market. My goal is to lift OpusCapita into a global market leader in the chosen segment of financial services. It will be great to work with the highly skilled OpusCapita team and I look forward to developing the global market for Finnish software and expertise, says Patrik Sallner, the future CEO of OpusCapita.

Sallner has gained experience from many kinds of organizations. In his previous positions Patrik has built international business opportunities in hardware, software and service markets. He will officially take lead as the OpusCapita CEO on October 5th 2015. The acting CEO Ossi Pohjola will continue as a member of the Board.

OpusCapita Group Oy has operated as an independent subgroup of Posti Group since 2014. The company has more than 11,000 customers, and its services are used in around 50 countries. OpusCapita delivers nearly 200 million electronic messages annually.

In 2014, OpusCapita's net sales totalled EUR 259.6 million and the operating result before nonrecurring items was EUR 20.0 million.

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