Chronext Chronext invites Kristiina Leppänen
Chronext invites seasoned finance and compliance executive Kristiina Leppänen to join its Board of Directors
CHRONEXT has invited a seasoned finance and compliance executive, Kristiina Leppänen, to join its Board of Directors.
With over 25 years’ experience of international finance and leadership for companies in and outside Switzerland, Kristiina Leppänen is in an excellent position to help CHRONEXT build out its finance and compliance functions. Today’s announcement complements the recent nominations to the CHRONEXT Board of former Facebook CMO, Gary Briggs, and former Tiffany & Co. Chief Brand Officer, Daniella Vitale.
“I am excited to be nominated to CHRONEXT’s Board at such an important stage in the company’s development," said Kristiina Leppänen. "I know that establishing best-in class financial reporting capabilities and compliance procedures is challenging for all young, thriving and ambitious companies, especially in Switzerland, and I will be glad to bring my expertise to CHRONEXT and its team.”
“Kristiina Leppänen’s skills are absolutely essential for CHRONEXT, so I am delighted that she has agreed to join the Board," said Jacob Fonnesbech Aqraou, Chairman of the Board of Directors of CHRONEXT. "Her nomination comes at just the right time in CHRONEXT’s journey as it matures and expands rapidly.”
Working in senior financial positions throughout her career, Kristiina Leppänen has an extensive CFO background in global industrial companies. Since November 2020, she is Group CFO of Enics, a leading global service provider in electronics manufacturing headquartered in Zurich/Switzerland, where she is responsible for Finance and Controlling, Treasury, Risk Management, Legal Affairs and Corporate Development. Prior to joining Enic, Kristiina spent over four years in charge of Finance and Investor Relations as Cavotec CFO in Switzerland, and almost 5 years as Group CFO of GS Hydro Group in Finland. She holds an MBA in International Finance from the Helsinki School of Economics.
“Kristiina Leppänen has a proven track record of running a tight ship in international organisations inside and outside Switzerland," said Philipp Man, Co-Founder and CEO of CHRONEXT. "Her appointment would be a real asset in our goal to becoming the premier luxury watch destination.”