International sales expertise to Nixu Leadership Team

Nixu Corporation
Press release, December 19, 2017 at 9:05 AM EET                    

Cybersecurity company Nixu has grown in recent years in accordance with its growth vision to become a go-to-partner in cybersecurity services for companies headquartered in Northern Europe and the best place to work for cybersecurity professionals. Following its strategy, Nixu has grown to be over 300 person strong with offices in Finland, Sweden, Netherlands, USA and Romania.

In order to further support this internationalization, responsibilities will be changed as of January 1, 2018 as follows. CEO Petri Kairinen will cease to act as the Finnish Market Area Leader, and the current Chief Commercial Officer Valtteri Peltomäki will be appointed to the position. In this position, Peltomäki will be responsible for the development of Finnish business activities, personnel, and customer collaboration.


Valtteri Peltomäki 

Swedish Jesper Svegby will be appointed as the new Chief Commercial Officer and as a member of the Leadership Team. In this position, Svegby will be responsible for the overall management of Nixu Corporation’s sales, marketing and customer relations. Jesper Svegby has gained wide experience in sales management and strategic sales in his previous roles at an IT security company Checkpoint. Jesper Svegby is currently acting as CEO of Bitsec AB that was acquired by Nixu last summer.

Jesper Svegby

“Nixu’s large international customers require the development of our international cooperation and structure. Valtteri Peltomäki‘s long experience with Nixu and Finnish key customers provide excellent base to develop our Finnish business even further, so we can pilot new service plans for worldwide use. On the other hand, Jesper Svegby adds appreciated international insight to our leadership team and boosts the development of sales and marketing in Sweden and our other markets”, says Petri Kairinen, Nixu CEO.

As of January 1, 2018, Nixu Corporate Leadership Team includes Chief Executive Officer Petri Kairinen, Chief Financial Officer Janne Kärkkäinen, Chief Development Officer Kim Westerlund, Finnish Market Area Leader Valtteri Peltomäki, Chief People Officer Katja Müller, and Chief Commercial Officer Jesper Svegby.

Nixu Corporation

Further information:
CEO Petri Kairinen, Nixu Corporation
Telephone: +358 40 832 1832, e-mail:

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Nixu in brief:
Nixu is a cybersecurity services company on a mission to keep the digital society running. Our passion is to help organizations embrace digitalization securely. Partnering with our clients we provide practical solutions for ensuring business continuity, an easy access to digital services and data protection. We aim to provide the best workplace to our team of over 300 cybersecurity professionals with a hands-on attitude. With Nordic roots, but based in four continents, we serve enterprise clients worldwide. Nixu Corporation is listed on the Nasdaq First North stock market.