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Thin Film Electronics appoints Kai Leppänen to Chief Commercial Officer

As Thinfilm continues to scale globally it is critical to establish a leadership team with proven industry expertise and a commitment to service excellence

14 Apr 2015 | Editor

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced the appointment of Kai Leppänen to chief commercial officer. In this position, Mr. Leppänen will lead Thinfilm’s global sales and jointly lead Thinfilm’s field application engineering with chief product officer Dr. Peter Fischer.

Dr. Davor Sutija, Thinfilm’s chief executive officer, said, "As we continue to scale Thinfilm globally it is critical to establish a leadership team with proven industry expertise and a commitment to service excellence." Davor added, "Kai’s sales experience in a hyper-growth environment at market-leading companies will play a fundamental role in our success as we look to bring on partners and customers who share our vision for the Internet of Everything."

Mr. Leppänen joined Thinfilm in August 2013 as vice president of sales and business development in Europe. He has since driven strong international growth for the Company by securing several important production orders and strategic partnerships.

Prior to joining Thinfilm, he spent eight years at Opera Software ASA in various sales leadership roles, most recently as senior vice president of global tier-1 accounts. During his time at Opera, Mr. Leppänen successfully executed numerous strategic deals that cemented Opera’s growth and global leadership in the Internet browser market.

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