JOT Automation appoints Juha Lampela as CEO

— 1 December 2018

Juha Lampela (M.Sc., Telecoms & Computer Science) has been appointed as JOT Automation Ltd.’s new CEO starting December 1, 2018. Juha has previously worked with JOT Automation as Director, Custom Automation Business Unit.

Juha Lampela has long and versatile experience in high-tech industry and international markets. Before starting with JOT in 2017, he managed multiple high-tech start-up companies as CEO, and before that, he held various leading positions with Nokia smartphone business.

“We believe that Juha's experience in business management together with his commercial and technical expertise provides excellent continuity for the leadership to implement JOT's international growth strategy. JOT is integral part of Victory Precision Group’s Intelligent Manufacturing business and it has Group’s full support to grow to become one of the leading companies in production and test automation market. We expect Juha to lead JOT's team to the next stage," said Kenny Wu, Chairman of the Board, JOT Automation.

"JOT Automation's Board would like to thank the company's previous CEO, Petri Halonen. Under Petri's leadership, the company has been re-built, re-organized and established on its current growth path. JOT is now well positioned to take the next step to grow even further."  

Juha Lampela commented on his appointment: "JOT is the world's leading provider of high-quality production and test solutions for customers and an industry leader in innovation. I feel honoured to step into the CEO position for a company with so highly talented and committed team. I'm looking forward to working with the team to realise the company’s great market growth potential with the support of Victory Precision Group."

JOT Automation Ltd. in brief:

JOT Automation Ltd., headquartered in Oulu, Finland, is a company driven by a passion to develop and manufacture high-quality test and production solutions for versatile needs of electronics industry and a global partner for several industry-leading companies.

JOT is a member of Suzhou Victory Precision Manufacture Co., Ltd. founded in 2003 with the registered capital of over 3.4 Billion CNY, having the headquarter located in Suzhou New District, Jiangsu Province., China.

For more information, please contact Juha Lampela, email: juha.lampela(a)jotautomation.com

Or visit www.jotautomation.com  and www.vicsz.com