Helvar, the world鈥檚 leader in lighting intelligence, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new CFO 鈥 Pasi Niittym盲ki.

This appointment comes after the retirement of previous CFO Markku Laine who served Helvar and its parent company for 32 years.

It鈥檚 an incredibly exciting time to join Helvar as the business is going through a fundamental change – from lighting control systems to advanced lighting & building intelligence solutions; from a product-focused to a market-driven way of working.鈥, says Pasi. 鈥淚鈥檓 very impressed with Helvar鈥檚 start-up attitude which is evident in Helvar鈥檚 agility and innovations 鈥 a very unique feature in a company with a 聽97-years history. Being at the technology forefront, eager to innovate combined with delivering solid financial results reflects my own business values. I look forward to joining the Helvar team and meeting partners and customers in the months ahead.鈥

Pasi brings with him 22 years of expertise across a wide range of industries. Pasi joins Helvar from the role as CFO at Telia Finland. He previously held various senior management roles in technology companies, including having been CEO of the leading Finnish digital agency Nitro FX Ltd.

Helvar鈥檚 CEO 聽Adel Hattab says: 鈥淲ith his broad CFO / leadership experience, having worked across various markets, managing and coaching teams, Pasi鈥檚 professional record is impressive. I am confident he will excel in his new role in Helvar.