PRLog (Press Release) - Apr. 1, 2014 - SALO, Finland -- Pekka Riippi is a familiar face at Nordic ID and he is already accustomed with the company’s operations. This is due to the fact that Pekka has been consulting Nordic ID in international sales since 2011 as well as due to his role as the Chairman of the Board that he has been holding at Nordic ID since July 2013.
Jorma Lalla will shift his focus towards developing innovative solutions in cooperation with Nordic ID customers. Additionally as the major shareholder he will act in the Board of Directors as the new Chairman of the Board.
Pekka Riippi says “Nordic ID is a great company; it comprises a lot of skill, great clients, good commitment and an exciting outlook into the future. I am pleased to be part of this innovative entrepreneurial based company with a passion for RFID technology. He continues “What I am most looking forward to is to work together with my Nordic ID colleagues as well as our customers and ensure that we will continue to grow as a key player in the RFID industry.”
With business fields changing rapidly Pekka emphasises the importance of systematic and agile planning whilst envisioning what the future will hold. He also believes strongly in motivation and empowerment as important factors. “Success is created by people and it is great that the Nordic ID staff has passion, experience and genuine interest in RFID”.
More about Pekka Riippi
When asking Pekka Riippi about himself, the first thing he mentions is team player. He adds that nowadays it is impossible for a company or employee to function well without successful teamwork. He says “I enjoy working in a team. In a successful work environment we need to bring the knowledge, experience and opinions of different people together and this entity leads us to effective results.”
Pekka Riippi’s employment background is deeply rooted in companies in the technology and international trade sector. After years of employment at Nokia, Aldata, Teleca Oy and Cadence Design Systems, he was employed for 7 years at Finpro: the national trade, internationalization and investment development organization in Finland. Before moving to this new position as Nordic ID CEO, Pekka Riippi worked as a Leading Consultant for Finpro and concentrated on creating and implementing internationalization strategies for Finnish companies.
His active approach and desire to continuously learn new things will make him fit in perfectly at Nordic ID.
Welcome on board Pekka!