28 April 2017
Mr. Tapio Järvenpää nominated as CEO of Tapp
Following a Tapp Group Board meeting on April 18-19th, the board has decided to nominate Mr. Tapio Järvenpää as Tapp Group CEO. Previously Mr. Järvenpää worked as COO of the company.
In the CEO role, Mr. Järvenpää will report to the Tapp Group Board and is responsible for companywide aspects related to Product, Technology, Service and Markets organisations, as well as New Market Entry, People Operations, Finance, and Marketing & Communications.
“We must live as we preach: to be brave, feel free, and keep learning. As a young and rapidly growing company, we need to be focused yet open-minded so that we can respond to changes in the market. As the CEO of the company, I will concentrate to further develop our organization and ecosystem. Tapp continues to be Here For Good, as we have promised,” states Mr. Järvenpää.
Former CEO Mr. Warren Sample will continue to work within the group and transition his role as Head of International Development and Monetization Strategy. Furthermore, Mr. Sample will continue in the Board of Directors, and will support the CEO and Tapp Group in identifying, connecting and helping to shape monetization and business development opportunities in payments and mobile commerce industries.
“This is a natural evolution of the Tapp Business and will further strengthen the company way of working, through its next logical stages of growth and maturity. Tapp remains on a mission of driving hundreds of millions more people into participation in the Digital eConomy. Today’s next steps will help us realize that goal even faster,” states Mr. Sample.
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