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Maisa Romanainen from VR Group receives the Business IT Leader 2017 award

Press release 27/4/17

Sofigate annually grants an award for an exceptional business leader who sets a positive example on how business directors can utilize IT and technology as the company’s competitive advantage. In 2017, the winner of the Award is Maisa Romanainen, Senior Vice President of Passenger Services of VR Group.

Sami Karkkila, CEO at Sofigate, says: ”Maisa Romanainen has boldly started developing VR’s services and customer experience with digitalization at the forefront. She’s put her own personality in the game and has given the face for both the work and leadership. She’s built a well-functioning ecosystem with both internal IT and external partners. Maisa is an excellent example for digital business leaders. ”

The award was now handed out for the fourth time at the CIO event. Previous winners are Lars Peter Lindfors, of Neste, Keith Silverang, of Technopolis, and Pekka Lundmark, of Konecranes.