Hannu Kupila’s successful track record to help company accelerate its growth in Finland
AddSecure, a leading European provider of secure critical communications within monitored alarms and critical IoT communications, today announced that it has appointed Hannu Kupila, as its Country Manager for Finland.
In December 2017, AddSecure strengthened its Nordic presence by acquiring the alarm communication technologies business of Finnish Prevent 360. The local carve out team became part of the AddSecure organization and a new entity, AddSecure Oy, was established.
Kupila will be responsible for managing local operations in the country while accelerating its growth through introducing new solutions and partnerships. He has over 15 years of experience in local and international sales management and sales process development at service business. Before joining AddSecure, Kupila held leading sales positions at among other Abloy, Flexim Security and Empower. He holds a Masters of Science from the Technical University of Helsinki.
"I am delighted to have this opportunity to lead AddSecure’s expansion in Finland, and help drive business growth in the region,” said Kupila. “With our advanced solutions and unparalleled customer service, AddSecure is on its way to becoming the most trusted and recognized provider of secure critical communications in the country.”
“Kupila is a proven business manager and people leader,” said Stefan Albertsson, CEO at AddSecure. “I am confident that under his charge, AddSecure will become a vital partner of Finnish enterprises as they seek secure communications solutions for IoT and monitored alarms in the coming years.”
Hannu Kupila took on his position on August 13, 2018.
AddSecure is a leading European player within secure critical communications. We provide over 50,000 customers and partners around Europe with secure communication solutions within monitored alarms and critical IoT communications. In total, we have delivered close to 400,000 connections and one million units.
Our solutions - which help save lives, protect property and secure vital societal functions - are flexible, easy to install and help increase our customers' competitiveness.
We currently work mainly in the following business areas; building security, building automation, energy and smart cities, as well as fleet management.
The company founded in the early 1970s today employs around 260 staff. AddSecure has its headquarters in Sweden and regional offices as well as a network of distributors around Europe.
Other companies in the AddSecure group are Chiron, a leading provider of advanced Alarms over IP (AoIP);Contal Security, a leading Swedish supplier of solutions for digital in- and outward alarm transmission and integrated security systems; Smart Grid Networks, a provider of smart solutions for power network automation and digital communication within the utilities sector; and Vehco, a leading European Fleet Management Systems specialist providing proprietary IoT solutions to a range of large and small customer HCV (Heavy Commercial Vehicles) and mixed fleets across Europe.AddSecure is owned by Abry Partners, an American private equity fund founded in 1989 and headquartered in Boston, USA.
For more information, please visit www.addsecure.com.