Mr. Rintamäki brings solid key experience to Netled. In his previous career, he has acted in leading financial positions in various operations of Kone Oy and later in Konecranes PLC in Finland and overseas. Last eight in Konecranes he held a position of CFO.
Rintamäki has also next to 10 years of experience in guiding and leading start-ups as a Board Member and Chairman of the Board. He has a history of successful company listings and sales. Currently he operates as a Chairman of the Board in, for example, companies like Safedo Oyj, PowerProfPartners Oy and Saunaranta Invest Oy, as well as a Board Member and Board Advisor in various companies. In 2000s, he also served as a member of the Committee on Strategic and Economic Affairs of the Technology in Finland.
”I´m very excited about this new position. Netled is currently in a very interesting growing phase; the company is taking off as an internationally recognised technology provider and notable player in the global market. In addition, Netled operates in a rapidly growing business field. Vertical farming is more efficient compared to traditional ways of cultivation, and it’s also more ecological and sustainable way of farming”, says Teuvo Rintamäki.
Former Chairman and Founder Esa Kivioja continues as Member of the Board. His know-how of developing new growing processes is essential in creating competitive product portfolio and offering valuable insight to R&D. “We warmly welcome Teuvo to lead our company to the next level. I´m confident that his background and know-how is exactly what our company needs in this phase of international growth.”
Netled’s CEO Niko Kivioja comments: ”We are extremely pleased to have Teuvo Rintamäki as our new Chairman of the Board. He has a vast know-how of globally operating technology companies as well as experience in working successfully with start-ups. We are certain that his professional background will give our company the boost for future growth.”