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Semi Korpela, born in 1970
M.Sc. (Econ.)
President & CEO
With Biohit since 2011 and 2003-2006 as Financial Director

Prior to Biohit:
Financial Director at CPS Color Group, Medisize Group and LDR Group Oy

Lea Paloheimo, born in 1951
PhD (clinical biochemistry), Hospital Chemist, “Quality and Leadership” program (Danish Technical Institute)
Business Development Director
With Biohit since 2001

Prior to Biohit: 
Chemist at Huslab; Area Sales Manager at Dasico a/s, PhD and post-doctoral work at University of Copenhagen; Research Scientist at Orion Diagnostica, clinical chemist at United Laboratories Ltd. in Helsinki (Yhtyneet Laboratoriot Oy).

Ilari Patrakka, born in 1980
M.Sc. (Business Administration) 
Sales & Marketing Director
With Biohit since 2012

Prior to Biohit: Manager, Channel Sales at Marioff Corporation Oy. Marketing and Export Manager at Gasmet Technologies Oy. Sales Manager at Gasmet Technologies (Asia) Ltd. 

Kari Syrjänen, born in 1948
Chief Medical Director
With Biohit since 2013

Prior to Biohit: Professor and Chairman of pathology and Dean of Medical Faculty, University of Kuopio. Visiting professor in University of Siena and and Italian National Institute of Health (ISS) as well as Barretos Cancer hospital, Brazil. Researcher in the Department of Oncology, Turku University hospital.


Daniela Söderström, born in 1987
M.Sc. (Tech.)
Quality and Regulatory Affairs Director

Daniela Söderström has worked for quality at Biohit Oyj since 2014.

Jukka Kainulainen, born in 1982
M.Sc. (Econ)
Chief Financial Officer

Prior to Biohit: Kainulainen joins Biohit Oyj from CGI where he has worked as Business Controller responsible for Welfare and Local Government and Central Government business units. Before Suunto, Kainulainen has worked in several Finance leader and Controller positions at Affecto, Capgemini and Tieto.

Minna Mäki, born in 1969
Ph.D. (Molecular microbiology)
R&D and Production

Prior to Biohit: Mäki joins Biohit Oyj from Orion Diagnostica Oyj where she worked at the R&D department with the Orion GenRead product family. She also worked as a work package manager for the national research program Personalized diagnostics and care. Previously, Mäki has worked at Mobidiag Oy as R&D director and as a researcher at the University of Helsinki.