• ANNUAL REPORT 2017

  • Expertise, passion, technology

  • A partner for pioneers

  • A developer of solutions

  • Managing wholes

  • Continuous development

  • Digital banking services

  • Security

  • Reliability

  • A bearer of responsibility

Review by the CEO

2017, A YEAR OF SIGNIFICANT NEWS AND PROJECTS

We were building the future for our customers and ourselves. During the year, there were many development projects related to regulation and our customer’s digitalization initiatives.

We concentrated on supporting our customers as their operating environments changed and their businesses became increasingly digitalized. The preparations for reforming the core banking system continued, and we started building an archiving solution for the future.

GROUP KEY FIGURES

100.6 MEUR

NET SALES

In 2016 the figure was
99.4

6.8 MEUR

OPERATING PROFIT

In 2016 the figure was
6.7

64.1 %

EQUITY RATIO

In 2016 the figure was
63.3

454

NUMBER OF PERSONNEL

In 2016 the figure was
462

Everything stems from providing the best possible service experience.

New significant, extensive deliveries

SUMMARY OF 2017

Preparations for reforming the core banking system continued. Several significant and extensive deliveries were successfully carried out during the year.

The preparations for reforming the core banking system continued in 2017. A new data storage facility was commissioned, and work on building an archiving solution for the future began. In the field of official regulations, the IFRS 9 standard, MiFID II…

STORIES FROM 2017

We support our customers in digitalizing their businesses.

Outlook for the future

A MAJOR PROJECT WILL REFORM THE CORE BANKING SYSTEM

In 2018, Samlink will start the reform of the core banking system in close cooperation with its customer banks and partners.

The core banking system reform will allow responding to future challenges and creates a new kind of flexibility for the banks’ business development. Samlink has been preparing the reform for several years now. The project is extensive and requires strong input from all parties. The ongoing negotiations between our owners and the Norwegian company Evry will affect the way in which the project is implemented.

KEY INDICATORS REGARING PERSONNEL

GENDER DISTRIBUTION, %

    AVERAGE NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

      YEARS OF SERVICE, %

        In line with its strategy, Samlink is now an agile organization.

        Management Team 2017

        MANAGEMENT TEAM OF SAMLINK GROUP

        Pentti Unkuri

        CEO
        born in 1961
        Master of Science in Technology

        Pertti Simola

        Director, Continuous Services
        Deputy to the CEO
        born in 1955
        Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration

        Sanna Komi

        CEO, Paikallispankkien PP-Laskenta,
        born in 1977
        M.Sc. (Soc.Sc.), B.Sc. (Econ.&B.Adm)

        Maarit Kuuri

        Lawyer and Secretary of the Management Team
        born in 1962
        Master of Laws with court training

        Juha Leinonkoski

        Director, Solutions Development Services,
        born in 1964
        Master of Science in Economics

        Markku Siikala

        Sales Director
        born in 1970
        Master of Science in Technology

        Sami Suuronen

        Director, Competence Center
        born in 1973
        Bachelor of Engineering

        Matti Särkkinen

        Director, Finance and HR
        born in 1962
        Master of Economic Sciences

        Soile Alanen

        Account Director and member of the extended Management Team
        born in 1964
        Holder of a Vocational Degree in Business and Administration

        Tiina Uittomäki

        Technical Adviser and personnel representative in the extended Management Team
        born in 1963
        Holder of a Vocational Degree in Business and Administration

        SAMLINK IS OWNED BY STRONG COMPANIES.

        Finnish Savings Banks Group 42%
        Aktia Bank plc 22.56%
        Oma Säästöpankki Oyj 15.45%
        Handelsbanken Finland 7.53%
        Posti Group Oyj 5.88%
        POP Banking Group 5.24%
        Others 1.35%

        Board of Directors 2016

        BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF SAMLINK GROUP

        Tomi Närhinen

        Chairman of the Board of Directors
        Board member 2017–
        born in 1965
        Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration
        Chief Executive Officer
        the Finnish Savings Banks Association

        Juhani Strömberg

        Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
        Board member 2011–
        born in 1953
        Doctor of Science in Technology

        Sanna Ahonen

        Board member 2015–
        born in 1969
        Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration
        Senior Vice President, Strategy & Development
        Posti Group Oyj

        Sirpa Pensas

        Board member 2015–
        born in 1969
        Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration
        Development Director
        Handelsbanken Finland

        Jukka Rauhala

        Board member 2012–
        born in 1959
        Master of Science in Technology
        Partner
        Versoventures Oy

        Pekka Lemettinen

        Board member 2017–
        born in 1972
        BBA
        Chief Executive Officer
        POP Pankkiliitto osk

        Pasi Sydänlammi

        Board member 2015–
        born in 1974
        Master of Administrative Sciences, MBA
        Chief Executive Officer
        Oma Säästöpankki Oyj

        Magnus Weurlander

        Board member 2013–
        born in 1964
        Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration
        Director, member of the Group Management Team
        Aktia Bank Oyj

        We are enhancing our customer promise of being a full-service IT supplier.

        FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR 2017

        Download the financial statements for 2017 here.

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