Group Executive Board

Kari Kivikoski - A-KatsastusKari Kivikoski

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), A-Katsastus Group Oy
Employed by the company since 2011
M.Sc. (Econ.)
Previous assignments: Senior Vice President at Itella Mail Communication, Managing Director at Kesko Corporation subsidiaries  K-Citymarket Oy and Carrols Oy, Director of Operations at  McDonald's Finland.
Positions of trust:  Member of the Board at A-Katsastus Group Oy.  Chairman of the Board at Suomen Vahinkotarkastus SVT Oy, Harry Lampinen Oy, A-Test & Consulting Oy (Finland), Carspect AB (Sweden), Autotest Polska Sp. Z.o.o. (Poland), A-Ülevaatus OÜ (Estonia) and SIA Scantest (Latvia). He is also Member of the Board at Finnish Central organisation for Motor Trades and Repairs since 2011.


Petri Haikola - A-KatsastusPetri Haikola

Business unit director, Vehicle inspection services Finland
Managing Director at A-Katsastus Oy and Yksityiset K-Asemat Oy
Employed by the company since 2017
M.Sc. (Econ.)
Previous assignments:  Country Manager at K1 Katsastus, Managing Director at Triumph International Oy (Finland) and at Triumph International Ltd (UK), Marketing Manager at Mars Finland Oy.
 


Hannu Pellikka - A-KatsastusHannu Pellikka 

Business group director, Driver's examinations and traffic licence services
Technical Director and Managing Director at Ajovarma Oy
Employed by the company since 2008
M.Sc. (Tech.)
Previous assignments: Head of Unit at Finnish Vehicle Administration
Positions of trust: Chairman of the Board at Ajovarma Oy (Finland). Technical Expert  on PTI Regimes at CITA (International Motor Vehicle Inspection Committee).


Terhi Vähähyyppä - A-KatsastusTerhi Vähähyyppä 

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Employed by the company since 2006
M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA
Previous assignments:  Financial Director at Finnmatkat Oy, Finance Manager and International Controller at Frigoscandia AB, Corporate Controller and Business Controller at Instrumentarium Oyj.
Positions of trust: Secretary of the Board at A-Katsastus Group Oy. Chairman of the Board at A-Katsastus Oy (Finland) and Yksityiset K-asemat Oy (Finland). Member of the Board at A-Test & Consulting Oy (Finland), Carspect AB (Sweden), Autotest Polska Sp. Z.o.o. (Poland), A-Ülevaatus OÜ (Estonia) and SIA Scantest (Latvia).


Päivi Hokkanen - A-KatsastusPäivi Hokkanen

Chief Information Officer (CIO), IT and digital marketing
Employed by the company 2012
M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA
Previous assignments: CIO at Sanoma Plc, CIO at Stockmann Plc, Director at SysOpen Plc.
Positions of trust: Member of the Board at Ajovarma Oy, Digia Board Member since 2012, Member of the control group for Central Chamber Commerce's IT2010- contract terms & conditions monitoring since 2011, Board member of Finnish Information Processing Association in 2010 - 2011, Board member of ICT Leaders Finland since 2016.


Jari Punkka - A-KatsastusJari Punkka

Real Estate Director (Finland)
Employed by the company since 2011
Real estate brokers's degree, studies of social sciences
Previous assignments: Development Director at Clear Channel Finland, Site Manager at Kesko Oyj (Kesko Food), Site Manager at Carrols Oyj, Property Manager at Catella Property Oy.
Positions of trust: Member of the Board at Ajovarma Oy (Finland)