Mr. Kimmo Rauhala has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and head of the Global Finance function of Citec Group as of March 1, 2015. Kimmo Rauhala joins Citec from a position as CFO of EpiCrystals Oy. Between 2002 and 2010, Kimmo worked in various senior executive positions in VTI Technologies Oy (nowadays Murata Electronics Oy). He initially served as CFO of VTI Technologies, and later on held senior business management positions, being in charge of products supply and product business management globally. Prior to VTI, Kimmo worked as CFO of Oy Scan-Auto Ab (today Scania Suomi Oy), a major Swedish automotive industry manufacturer of commercial vehicles, i.e. heavy trucks and buses.
“I am very excited to join Citec, and I hope to bring in a combination of solid financial competence, as well as strategic and operative business management experience from many B2B sectors”, says Kimmo.
Kimmo is 51 years old and holds an M.Sc (Econ.) from the Helsinki School of Economics in Finland. He will be located in Vaasa, reporting to Martin Strand, CEO. Kimmo will also become a member of the Business Management Team of Citec.