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Märit Sareyko appointed as the CEO of Epical

Epical, a Nordic data consulting company, is welcoming a new CEO as Märit Sareyko, a Swedish professional with prior experience as the CEO of Valtech Nordics and working in a CIO position at Stora Enso, assumes her new role on April 1st. She replaces Mikko Valorinta, who previously held the position. Sareyko brings expertise in change management and a profound understanding of the Nordic IT market to Epical. Her focus will be on enhancing the company's productivity and maintaining its excellent customer satisfaction.

Epical specializes in data, analytics, cybersecurity, applications, and integrations. It is a subsidiary of Enfo Oy and employs a total of 400 people in Finland and Sweden. Enfo is a long-standing investment of Osuuskunta KPY.

The decision to hire a new CEO was made due to the need for Epical to respond more forcefully to organizational changes, strengthen collaboration between different countries, and improve profitability. By appointing a new CEO, Epical aims to leverage market opportunities, address underlying challenges accompanying changes, and strengthen its position in the Nordic data consulting industry.

"Märit has extensive experience and expertise in working across all Nordic markets, as well as a strong track record in driving organizational change and collaboration. The most important decision the board can make is to select the best person to lead Epical through this phase of transformation. We firmly believe that we have made an excellent decision in choosing Märit," says Anssi Lehikoinen, chairman of the board of Epical and CEO of KPY.

Having worked in the Nordic markets for over 20 years, Sareyko believes that Epical will benefit from her professional background and network, particularly in improving the synergy between Finland and Sweden. The new CEO's goal is to guide Epical through future changes while maintaining its current strengths in an open and transparent manner.

"Epical currently boasts the highest customer satisfaction I have witnessed in my career. It means that we have truly exceptional and skilled consultants with strong, long-lasting relationships with our clients. That, in itself, is a solid foundation for productive growth and rapid development," Sareyko remarks.


Contact information:

Märit Sareyko
Epical, CEO (from 1st of April onwards)
+46 70 380 42 64


Anssi Lehikoinen
Epical, Chairman of the Board
Osuuskunta KPY, CEO
+358 50 328 2648

Epical is a Nordic data consultancy specialized in areas such as data & analytics, security, applications and integrations. Together with our 400 digital experts, we support and enable the management, utilization and protection of customers’ data. We believe that responsible use of data is a powerful tool for creating positive change in the world, helping to solve some of our most pressing problems for our customers and the society around us. Epical is a subsidiary of Enfo Oy and part of KPY Group.