CEO and Management Team

Jari Lotvonen
CEO

Jari Lotvonen

b. 1968, Automation engineer
CEO and a member of the Management Team since 2011
Joined Proventia in 2004

Primary working experience:

  • Elektrobit Oyj, business development assignments, 2003
  • JOT Automation Inc., CEO, 2002-2003
  • Production JOT Automation Group, USA, Vice President, production, 2001-2003
  • Production JOT Automation Group Finland, Vice President, 2000-2001
  • JOT Automation Ltd, Vice President, 1997-1999
  • JOT Automation Ltd., project management, 1991-1997
 
CFO

Tommi Aarnio

b. 1983, M.Sc.(Economics and Business Administration)
CFO since 2023
Member of the Management Team since 2023
Joined Proventia in 2023

Primary working experience:

  • Hoivatilat Plc, CFO, 2015-2022
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy, Authorized Public Accountant, Manager, 2011-2015
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy,  Accountant, 2008-2011.
Kaisu Kivioja
Director, Development, HR & ICT

Kaisu Kivioja

b. 1968, Vocational Qualification in Business and Administration
Director of Development since 2023
Member of the Management Team since 2011
Joined Proventia in 2008

Primary working experience:

  • Proventia Group, CFO, 2013-2023
  • Proventia Group, Financial Manager, 2011-2013
  • Proventia Group, Controller, 2010-2011
  • Proventia Group, Accountant, 2008-2010
  • Tilitoimisto K. Ollila Oy, Accountant, 1990-2008
Petri Saari
Vice President, Proventia Emission Control

Petri Saari

b. 1969, Mechanical Engineer
Vice President since 2007
Member of the Management Team since 2011
Joined Proventia in 2007

Primary working experience:

  • Incap Corporation, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, 2002–2007
  • Incap Corporation, Sales Director, 2002
  • JOT Automation Group Oyj, Sales Director, Nordic countries, 2001-2002
  • JOT Automation Group Oyj, various managerial, 1995–2002
  • Nokia Telecommunications, Cellular Systems Oy, Mechanical Engineer, 1993–1995
Aaro Heilala
Director, Proventia Thermal Components

Aaro Heilala

b. 1982, M.Sc. (Engineering)
Director, Thermal Components since 2019
Member of the Management Team since 2019
Joined Proventia in 2017

Primary working experience:

  • Proventia Oy, Production Manager, Engineering Manager and Chief Engineer, 2017-2019
  • Arttim Oy, Engineering Works Manager, 2014-2017
  • Comatec Group, Senior Design Engineer and Production Engineer, 2011-2014
Harri Kervinen
Director, Proventia Test Solutions

Harri Kervinen

b. 1982, Motorsport engineer
Director, Test Solutions since 2016
Member of the Management Team since 2018
Joined Proventia in 2012

Primary working experience:

  • Proventia Oy, Engineer responsible for the engine and emission test laboratory, 2012-2015
  • W–Secure Oy, Car Technology Manager, 2009–2011
  • M-Sport Ltd., First Mechanic/ Engineer, 2008
Arno Amberla
Director, Technology, Proventia Emission Control

Arno Amberla

b. 1974, M.Sc. (Engineering)
Director, Technology since 2009
Member of the Management Team since 2011
Joined Proventia in 2000

Primary working experience:

  • Proventia Oy, R&D Director, 2006-2009
  • Proventia Oy, R&D Manager, 2000-2006
  • Tampere University of Technology, Research Assistant, 1997–2001
Tomi Palovaara
Director, Production, Proventia Emission Control

Tomi Palovaara

b. 1974, M.Sc. (Engineering)
Director, Production since 2015
Member of the Management Team since 2015
Joined Proventia in 2007

Primary working experience:

  • Proventia Oy, Production, Quality and IPR Manager, 2011–2015
  • Proventia Oy, Quality and IPR Manager, 2009–2011
  • Proventia Oy, Quality Engineer, 2007–2009
  • Rautaruukki Corporation, Quality Engineer, 2006-2007
  • Rautaruukki Corporation, Product Development Engineer, 1999–2006