New CEO appointed for Landis+Gyr Nordics

As of February 1, Sami Kurunsaari will be the new CEO of Landis+Gyr Nordics. The current CEO Ari Tolonen has accepted new challenges outside of the company. Landis+Gyr is a globally leading provider of integrated energy management solutions.

On February 1, 2018, Sami Kurunsaari will join Landis+Gyr as the new CEO for Northern Europe. Currently, Kurunsaari works as Vice President, Business Development at Relacom Group.

“I’m excited about this opportunity to steer Landis+Gyr’s operations in the Nordics. The company is a leading industry player, and our Nordic market is a forerunner in advanced energy technologies globally. Together with our customers and partners, we have an excellent opportunity to realize the potential of the industry transformation and pave the way in taking new energy technologies into use. I’m happy to have been given the chance to contribute to this development,” Kurunsaari says.

Kurunsaari has more than 20 years of experience in the energy, telecom and IT sectors. He has worked in business management positions e.g. for Schneider Electric, Fortum and Eltel Networks. His expertise encompasses areas such as Nordic energy utilities, teleoperators and ICT business.

Ari Tolonen, Landis+Gyr Oy’s longstanding CEO, has accepted new challenges outside the company. The Landis+Gyr team thanks him for the great job done during the years and wishes him all the best for the future.

For further information, please contact:
Sami Kurunsaari, CEO Landis+Gyr Northern Europe (as of February 1), tel. +358 50 336 6850

About Landis+Gyr

Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios of products and services to address complex industry challenges, the company delivers comprehensive solutions for the foundation of a smarter grid, including smart metering, distribution network sensing and automation tools, load control, analytics and energy storage. Landis+Gyr operates in over 30 countries across five continents. With sales of approximately USD 1.7 billion, the company employs c. 6,000 people with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at