Mr. Mikko Pilkama has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Network and Financing Services and as a member of the Executive Team at Basware. He will join Basware on or before June 5, 2017 and will report to Vesa Tykkyläinen, CEO, Basware Corporation.
Prior to Basware, Mikko Pilkama was Vice President, Banking Services at CGI. He has over 20 years of international leadership experience including digital transformations in technology and financial services businesses as well as wide-ranging experience in financial management, M&A and partnerships. Prior to CGI, Mikko Pilkama has held senior executive positions at Nets, Luottokunta and Nokia.
"We are very excited to welcome Mikko Pilkama to Basware. His experience in the technology and financial services sector make him uniquely qualified to lead the Network and Financing Services business area. Mikko will be responsible for driving the growth of Basware's network as well as the expansion of our value added services offering, including Basware's financing services, which are key parts of our strategy", says Vesa Tykkyläinen, CEO, Basware Corporation.
Basware (Nasdaq: BAS1V) is the global leader in providing networked purchase-to-pay solutions, e-invoicing and innovative financing services. Basware's commerce and financing network connects businesses in over 100 countries and territories around the globe. As the largest open business network in the world, Basware provides scale and reach for organizations of all sizes, enabling them to grow their business and unlock value across their operations by simplifying and streamlining financial processes. Small and large companies around the world achieve significant cost savings, more flexible payment terms, greater efficiencies and closer relationships with their suppliers.