Solita welcomes Johan Torstensson to lead Solita Sweden

Published 01 Nov 2023

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Johan Torstensson, former Managing Director of Tietoevry Connect, has been appointed as the new Executive Vice President of Solita Sweden. Torstensson will be responsible for Solita in Sweden from 1 November 2023. The former country lead Johan Thyblad will move on to a new position within the company.

Solita has continued its steady and profitable growth in Sweden in 2023, despite the current recession. The Swedish operation now consists of over 200 consultants in data, design, integration, development and cloud services.

– I’m very happy to have been entrusted with leading Solita’s next phase of growth in Sweden. Solita is an exciting company that is unique in many ways. I look forward to continuing to develop Solita’s business together with our fantastic team, says Johan Torstensson.

Torstensson has extensive experience from the IT industry and most recently comes from Tietoevry where he was previously Head of Cloud and Infrastructure services, and then head of Tietoevry Connect. He has earlier also been CIO at Ericsson.

– We are very excited and happy to have Johan Torstensson on board. I am convinced that Johan with his background will contribute both valuable knowledge and experience as well as a strong network to support our growth journey. Now we will continue to build Solita into one of the absolute best IT employers in Sweden, says Ossi Lindroos, CEO of Solita Group. – Our sincere thanks also to Johan Thyblad for his efforts in building Solita’s team in Sweden successfully to be over 200 this year.

Solita has a solid history of continuous, profitable growth, and had a turnover exceeding 200 MEUR in 2022. The company has a large network of partners, including Microsoft, Google, AWS, Tableau and Snowflake. Solita is owned by over 600 of its employees and the Apax Digital Fund. Solita’s customers include Skandia, Kone, Pfizer, SSAB and Readly.

Read more about Solita’s customers and about career opportunities at Solita.

For more information

Johan Torstensson, Executive Vice President, Solita Sweden, +46 722 44 91 08, [email protected]

Ossi Lindroos, CEO, Solita Group, +358 407507637, [email protected]

Minna Pinola, Communications Director, Solita Group, +358 40 5166 024, [email protected]

About SolitaSolita is a fast-growing digital transformation company driven by tech, data and human insight. Founded in 1996, we help businesses and societies reinvent themselves with impact that lasts. Our services range from strategic consulting to service design, digital development, data, AI & analytics, and managed cloud services. We are a community of over 1,800 professionals in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, Belgium and Germany.

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