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Change of CEO of SSH Communications Security

Helsinki, Finland – February 26, 2024

SSH Communications Security Corporation | Stock Exchange Release | February 26, 2024 at 08:00:00 EET

The Board of Directors of SSH Communications Security Corporation and CEO Teemu Tunkelo have agreed that Tunkelo will leave his position in the company with immediate effect. Tunkelo served as CEO of SSH since March 2020. The recruitment process for a new CEO has been initiated.

"The Board of Directors sincerely thanks Teemu Tunkelo for his contribution in transforming the company into a growing subscription business and ensuring our portfolio is competitive and future-proof", says Chairman of the Board Henri Österlund.

The Board of Directors of SSH has appointed Rami Raulas as interim CEO of the company. Raulas has been a member of the company’s Executive Management Team since 2021 as Head of the EMEA Region and has been with SSH since 2016. Rami holds a Master of Science degree in strategic marketing, business economics, and computer science from Aalto University (previously known as the Helsinki School of Economics).

Board of Directors


For further information and inquiries, please contact: 

Henri Österlund, Chairman of the Board, tel. +358 20 500 7000, email
Michael Kommonen, CFO, tel. +358 40 183 5836, email



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About SSH

SSH is a defensive cybersecurity company that safeguards communications and access between systems, automated applications, and people. We have 5,000+ customers worldwide, including 40 percent of Fortune 500 companies and major organizations in the Finance, Government, Retail, and Industrial segments. We help our customers secure their business in the age of hybrid cloud and distributed IT and OT infrastructures. Our passwordless and keyless Zero Trust solutions reduce costs and complexity while quantum-safe encryption keeps critical connections future-proof. Our teams and partners in North America, Europe, and Asia ensure customer success. The company’s shares (SSH1V) are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.