Changes in the Management Team of Digital Workforce Services Plc

Company announcement 1 June 2023 at 12.00 EET


The composition and responsibilities of the Management Team of Digital Workforce Services Plc are changed as of 1 June 2023. With these changes the company aims to seize new market opportunities and to support the company’s strategy execution. The company focuses on its business as a leading business process automation services and technology solution provider delivering outstanding customer experience and measurable value to its customers. The company will continue to invest in the Healthcare business and growth markets of North America and the UK.


Karri Lehtonen has been appointed as Head of Sales North America and a member of the Management Team as of 1 June 2023. Karri has previously worked as the company’s General Counsel and Head of Business Development.

Leon Stafford has been appointed as Head of Sales UK & Ireland and a member of the Management Team from 1 June 2023. In his previous position, Leon worked as Digital Workforce’s UK Country Manager since 2021.

Markus Lindström has been appointed Head of Sales Scandinavia and a Management Team member from 1 June 2023. Markus has previously served as Country Manager for Norway and has accounted for sales in Denmark since 2022.

CEO Jussi Vasama will lead sales in Finland and other geographies alongside his other duties.

Tuomo Sievilä has been appointed to the new Head of Customer Operations role, responsible for global continuous and professional services, and will continue in the Management Team. Tuomo has previously been responsible for the continuous services business unit.

Karli Kalpala will continue in the company’s Management Team, and in addition to strategic transformation, he will be responsible for the Financial Services Industry business area.

Teemu Vieruaho, who has led the Professional Services business unit, will continue to work for the company but leaves the Management Team on 1 June 2023.

The founding partners, Heikki Länsisyrjä (COO) and Jukka Virkkunen (CRO), step down from the company’s operational management and Management Team and will focus on Digital Workforce’s long-term value creation and strategy at the company’s Board of Directors. Furthermore, Heikki and Jukka will serve as Executive Advisors in special projects.


“I would like to thank Heikki and Jukka for their invaluable and persistent work in developing the company from a start-up to a leading business process automation provider, industry pioneer, and an international publicly listed company,” says Jussi Vasama, CEO of Digital Workforce Services Plc.


The Management Team of Digital Workforce Services Plc as of 1 June 2023:

– Jussi Vasama (CEO)
– Heini Kautonen (CFO)
– Juha Järvi (Global Head of Healthcare)
– Karli Kalpala (Head of Strategic Transformation & Financial Services Industry)
– Tuomo Sievilä (Head of Customer Operations)
– Karri Lehtonen (Head of Sales, North America)
– Leon Stafford (Head of Sales, United Kingdom and Ireland)
– Markus Lindström (Head of Sales, Scandinavia)
– Kristiina Åberg (Head of Marketing)
– Eila Onniselkä (Head of People & Culture)


For further information, please contact: Jussi Vasama, Tel. +358 50 380 9893
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About Digital Workforce Services Plc
Digital Workforce Services Plc is a leading business process automation services and technology solution provider globally. Digital Workforce Outsmart services and technology solution suite allow organizations to save costs, accelerate digitalization, increase revenue, improve customer experience and gain competitive advantage. Globally, over 200 large customers use Digital Workforce’s services and technologies to transform their businesses with automation. Founded in 2015, Digital Workforce currently employs over 200 business automation specialists in the US, the UK, Ireland, Poland, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. Digital Workforce is publicly listed in Nasdaq First North Growth Market Finland.