Management

Biohit Oyj Management 

Jussi Hahtela, born in 1973
M.Soc.Sc.
CEO
With Biohit since 2021

Prior to Biohit: Hahtela has previously worked in Nordea for example as chief strategist and Head of FX sales Finland.

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.

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

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

Minna Mäki, born in 1969
Adjunct professor in molecular microbiology, PhD, and computer science engineer
R&D Director

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.

Suvi Elomaa, born in 1985
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology and Food Engineering
Production Director

Employed by Biohit since 2013, where he worked as a production laboratory assistant, production team manager and production manager.

Prior to Biohit, Elomaa worked at the Department of Biomedicine, University of Turku, Department of Physiology as a project engineer.

Panu Hendolin, born in 1971
Doctor of molecule medicine (PhD)
Head of Technical Product Management

Hendolin has worked at Biohit as R&D and Production Director in 2007-2008, as well as 2012-2017, and he returned to the company in February 2022. In the meanwhile, Hendolin worked as Production Director at United Medix Laboratories Oy and Chief Technology Officer at Sulapac Oy. Hendolin has the degree of Ph.D. in molecular medicine.

Jussi Sorvo, born in 1990
MSc (Econ and Bus Admin)
CFO
With Biohit since 2021

Sorvo has worked at Biohit as a business controller since June 2021. Previously he has worked at PwC as an auditor and in data-analytics utilization and other reporting development projects.