January 19, 2024

Kimmo Rauhala appointed new CEO of LEDiL

Kimmo Rauhala

Ratos has appointed Kimmo Rauhala as the new CEO of LEDiL. He joined LEDiL in 2020 as Chief Commercial Officer and is a proven leader with more than 30 years of international business experience. He will assume his new position today.

Kimmo Rauhala’s long experience covers several different industries and business segments, including multi-disciplined engineering & design and automotive. Before he joined LEDiL in 2020 he came from a senior position in AQ Trafotek under the listed company AQ Group from the field of power electronics. He is experienced in leading global operations with large key accounts.

“I’m delighted that Kimmo Rauhala is the new CEO of LEDiL. He knows the company well and is a natural successor. He has played an active and important role in LEDiL’s positive development in recent years. Furthermore, he has a broad skillset and long experience that will be important to maintaining the positive trend in LEDiL and its continued, profitable growth journey through both organic growth and add-on acquisitions in the coming years,” says Jonas Wiström, Chairman of the Board, LEDiL and President & CEO, Ratos.

“I am proud and honored to have the opportunity to lead LEDiL. We will continue to grow through innovations and highest quality customer service going forward. The future for secondary optics for LED lighting is bright as our state-of-the-art optical solutions help create light that enhances wellbeing, functionality, safety, and sustainability when we are building a more sustainable society. LEDiL has a unique position in this market. Together with the great team at LEDiL, I am looking forward to taking the company to the next level, says Kimmo Rauhala, CEO, LEDiL.

The former CEO of LEDiL, Petteri Saarinen, has decided to take on new challenges outside the company.

For further information, please contact:
Jonas Wiström, Chairman of the Board, LEDiL and President & CEO, Ratos, +46 8 700 17 00
Josefine Uppling, VP Communication, Ratos, +46 76 114 54 21

January 19, 2024