Juko Hakala – Iver’s new CEO

20 March 2023 / Press Release

Juko Hakala has been appointed as the new President & CEO of Iver. Juko has an in-depth understanding of the IT services sector and extensive experience of driving profitable growth in technology and service organisations. Juko will take up the position of CEO with immediate effect.

Iver has now reached the point, after several years of vigorous growth and a modernised service offering, where our priority is on boosting profitability and focusing on establishing even higher quality and service levels in the service provision packages for our growing client base. Juko brings unique skills through his understanding of modern technical architecture, operating processes, and strategic positioning – all of which will be of real importance as Iver takes the next step forward in its journey. 

Pernille Erenbjerg, Chairman of the Board of Iver: “We are delighted to be able to welcome Juko to Iver. His experience of driving profitable and sustainable growth in IT service companies will be extremely valuable as we enter our next growth phase, and we are convinced that Iver will continue to gain market shares under Juko’s leadership. Juko’s experience of driving cultural change will also be of considerable use as we endeavour to become one of the sector’s best workplaces and thereby create the preconditions that will enable us to become an even better provider for our clients. I would like, on behalf of the Board, to thank Carl-Magnus Månsson for all his hard work and commitment as CEO during an intensive period that has seen Iver grow rapidly and develop into a recognised digital transformation partner, and we wish him every success in the future.”  

Juko Hakala, President- & CEO-elect of Iver: “I am proud and pleased to have been asked to take over as the CEO of Iver. Iver is a complete digital transformation partner with a unique offering that enables the company to exploit the strong market trends and extend our leadership in the IT services market. I am looking forward to working with a highly competent team of colleagues and to continuing to build on the work already done. With an increased focus on profitability and quality, we will continue to provide IT services that make a real difference for Iver’s clients.”

For further information, contact:
Jakob Tapper, Information, Iver, +46 739 81 63 33, jakob.tapper@iver.se

About Iver
Iver is a leading Nordic provider of cloud-based IT-services. With technical expertise and deep understanding of your business, we help you drive digital transformation, closing the gap between aspiration and implementation. Iver’s registered office is in Stockholm and we operate mainly throughout the Nordic region, with an agenda to continue our expansion. Iver has a turnover of just over SEK 3.2 billion and approximately 1,700 employees who work at one of our 25 offices around the world. We are not big blue – we are yellow. Large enough to scale and agile enough to innovate. Read more at iver.se.

About Juko Hakala
Juko Hakala’s most recent positions include advisor to and Member of the Boards of several listed and privately owned companies, such as Barona, Oriola, Nordic Healthcare Group, and Doktor.se. Juko’s CV also includes posts as CEO of Affecto, Fintraffic, Oriola, and Accenture’s Nordic operations.

Affecto was a computer technology company with over 1,100 experts in 9 northern European countries. Under Juko’s leadership, the company was transformed into a successful full-stack data house that was acquired in 2017 by CGI.

During his 16 years at Accenture, Juko led the Nordic organisation and created new business opportunities both for Accenture and for the company’s clients. Business Areas established under Juko’s leadership included Accenture Digital, Infrastructure Services, and Cybersecurity. Juko also worked extensively with Accenture’s global clients in Europe, Asia, and the USA.

This information was published on 20 March 2023, at 09.00 (CET).