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Timo Hyväoja appointed as UK MD

Matthew Edwards • Head of Marketing, UK

Futurice has appointed Timo Hyväoja as managing director in London as it embarks on the next phase of growth.

The digital engineering and innovation consultancy employs over 500 developers, designers and business consultants in London, Berlin, Munich, Stockholm, Oslo, Tampere and Helsinki.

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Futurice works with market leaders to build groundbreaking digital services. Clients include BMW, Sanoma, Nordea and E.On. The company’s London office works with clients including Ford, Moneycorp and Plan International.

Timo, 35, joins London from the Futurice headquarters in Helsinki where he and his team established a track record in securing new business and nurturing partnerships with high profile clients such as Nordic bank Nordea and energy company Fortum.

Timo's approach involves working closely with clients to outline their key challenges now and in the future. He then assembles high performing, cross-functional teams who combine expertise in technology, design and business strategy to tackle them.

Commenting on Timo’s appointment, Futurice CEO Teemu Moisala said:

I’m delighted that Timo has agreed to take on the MD role in London. He combines top level business vision and strategy with the ability to understand companies’ day-to-day problems and opportunities. This combination is rare and will be invaluable for Futurice and for clients in the highly competitive UK market.

Timo Hyväoja said:

As the tech hub of Europe, the UK is a vibrant and exciting place to do business. I’m looking forward to working with our growing, talented, multinational and multidisciplinary team on helping our current and future clients prosper.

If you'd like to discuss how Futurice can help your business, you can contact Timo and the London office directly at timo.hyvaoja@futurice.com