The company's Chief Executive Officer is appointed by the Board of Directors. The CEO is in charge of Digia's business operations and administration in accordance with the instructions and regulations issued by the Board of Directors, and as defined by the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act. The CEO may take exceptional and far-reaching measures, in view of the nature and scope of the company's activities, only if so authorised by the Board of Directors. The CEO chairs the Group Management Team’s meetings. Moreover, the CEO is not a member of the Board of Directors, but attends Board meetings.
The CEO's service contract, approved by the Board of Directors, defines the key terms and conditions which govern his/her position, in writing.
MBA Juha Varelius (b. 1963) has been the company’s CEO since the beginning of 2008.