Providing intelligent communication and process automation services since 1994.
LEKAB provides solutions and services which enable companies to streamline, improve, and automate their daily processes. Founded in 1994, LEKAB helps customers, including many of Northern Europe’s most prominent companies, increase their efficiency and accessibility through better communication and messaging solutions, all integrated with their business processes. Our expertise in how communication solutions streamline business processes and engage customers has made us a leading provider of A2P solutions in Northern Europe. With our Intelligent and Robotic Process Automation solutions enable companies to automate manual and repetitive, rule-based tasks and processes to increase productivity.
LEKAB customers become more efficient and accessible via our automation and communication systems. Our long experience and expertise has gained us the confidence of our clients, and we function as their partner and trusted advisor. When you join the LEKAB family of clients, you’re ensuring that you always receive the best quality products, with the most innovative solutions, together with attentive and knowledgeable support.
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Management and Board
Harri LaaloCCO Intelligent Automation
Harri Laalo joined LEKAB in 2019 as Chief Commercial Officer with responsibility for sales and marketing. He has an extensive background from various business management, IT and business development companies in Europe. Previous positions include CEO for Satarest Oy, General Manager at Wärtsilä Corporation, Sales and Marketing Manager at Telia Corporation and General Manager at Kesko Corporation. Harri has a Masters degree in Economics from Vaasa University, Finland and also MBA in International Business and Marketing from Loyola University Chicago, USA.
Fredrik RaménChairman of the Board
Fredrik Ramén was lead investor in the acquisition of LEKAB in 2007. He has 20+ years of experience from management positions with companies like Electrolux, StoraEnso and Swedish Match, focusing on Emerging markets. In 1997-2004 he lived in Singapore, heading Electrolux’s East Asia operations. He is the chairman and a major shareholder of Frame Invest AB, a boutique Private Equity company investing in small companies with expansion opportunities in northern Europe.
Therese Straka SjöbergCFO
Therese joined LEKAB in 2006 as Chief Financial Officer, and is responsible for finance and control. Therese has more than 15 years of experience within auditing and financial consulting, and among other positions has been a Senior Advisor at Deloitte, and also held senior positions at Andersen.
Therese holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Stockholm University.
Mattias PirmannCTO & Board Member
Mattias joined LEKAB in 1997 as the company's third employee. He has held several leadership positions within support, operations and project management. He has also worked as Solution Architect and Product Manager. In 2013 he was appointed CTO and joined the management team. His educational background is from technical school.
Pekka OllilaCEO & Board Member
Pekka Ollila joined LEKAB in 1998 as Managing Director for Finnish operations. In 2005 he became Managing Director and CEO for all of LEKAB. His background includes various positions at Verimation OY, including Managing Director and Head of Sales & Marketing, as well as several positions within development at Telenokia/Nokia and Programmatic Group.
Pekka has a Bachelor of Engineering in Tele and Data Communication from Helsinki Institute of Technology.
Christian HasselströmCCO Smart Messaging
Christian Hasselström joined LEKAB in 2015 as Chief Commercial Officer with responsibility for sales and marketing.
He has an extensive background from various IT and mobile companies in Europe and Asia. Previous positions include General Manager EU for Cybird, Sales Manager MEA and NL/IT at mBlox, acting CEO at Sapio/Nexbis and Segment Manager – Operators at Cybercom. Christian has a Bachelor degree in Economics from Trinity University in Texas, USA.