Leadership changes in Lemtapes Oy

Sami Liponkoski, who has been steering the company as Managing Director since 2015, has stepped down from the post. Sami´s duties have been taken over by Samuli Strömberg, M.Sc., who as from 25.1.2021 has been appointed as new Managing Director of Lemtapes Oy.

Samuli has extensive experience in business development and other management positions in a number of different businesses, mainly related to RFID technology, smart labels and smart packaging.

For the past five years, Samuli has run his own business and helped other SMEs with challenges related to international growth and business development.

“Under Sami’s leadership, Lemtapes’ competent team has developed new products and opened new markets. It’s a great honour to have an opportunity to lead and continue developing the company that builds on decades of globally leading expertise in veneer grouting. We have an extremely strong and solid basis for the future with our strong customer relationships and excellent products. ” – Commented Samuli.

Lemtapes is also reforming and strengthening its board working with a new chairperson of the board, Sari Vaajanen-Ärrälä, MSc (Econ). Sari is a senior advisor for Pikespo Invest ltd and an experienced board professional. She brings with herself systematic and determined board expertise and practice. Sari has 20 years of personal experience as an entrepreneur. For the past 10 years, she has served on the boards of many companies.

“The board wants to thank Sami for his leadership. Our organisation and reputation among customers are very good and provide a great base for further development. We believe the company has a strong growth
potential, especially in bringing new applications to the packaging industry as well as the new products combined with innovative production solutions to market. We see the growth of global e-commerce as an excellent opportunity for Lemtapes under Samulis leadership.”
– paints Antti Rauhala, previous Chairman of the Board and CEO of Pikespo Invest Oy.

For more information, please contact:
Samuli Strömberg, samuli.stromberg@lemtapes.fi +358 407409588
Antti Rauhala, antti.rauhala@pikespoinvest.fi +358 405490080

Samuli Strömberg