New appointments in Forcit’s businesses

From the 1st of June 2021, there will be changes in the management positions of FORCIT Group’s Consulting and Explosives businesses. The aim of these changes is to seek ever closer cooperation between Forcit’s businesses and operating countries, as well as to increase the focus on strategic growth projects. We believe that through closer internal cooperation we will enable continuous improvement in customer service, supply development and efficiency for the benefit of our customers. At the same time, the strengthening of strategic projects ensures the company’s long-term development.

FORCIT Consulting

Kari Saukkonen has been appointed as the new Business Director of FORCIT Consulting as of June 1, 2021. Saukkonen has worked for Forcit Consulting Oy in Finland in several positions for 15 years, of which the last three years as Chief Operating Officer. Saukkonen has engineering degrees in electrical engineering and in industrial engineering and management and is currently studying in eMBA program.

In the same connection, Janne Järvinen has been appointed as Managing Director of Forcit Consulting Oy. Järvinen will also start in his new position on June 1, 2021. Janne has worked in the FORCIT Explosives business unit since spring 2008. The last few years he has been Finland’s Sales and Delivery Director, and thus he is known to many people in the field.

FORCIT Explosives

When Janne Järvinen moves into the consulting business within the Group, Janne Lehto will take over the management of the Finnish Explosives business on form the 1st of June onwards. Lehto has been familiar to our customers for many years, from many different connections. In addition to leading the business, Lehto’s role in the development of Forcit’s mobile charging equipment (Bulk Fleet) continues.


Jari Honkanen, who is currently the Business Director of FORCIT Consulting and the CEO of Forcit Consulting Oy, will continue to develop FORCIT Group in the role of a strategic advisor. Via his own company, Honkanen will support the operations of both the Consulting and Explosives business units with a focus on strategic growth projects.


Contact information:

Kari Saukkonen
Business Director of FORCIT Consulting from June 1, 2021
p. 010 832 1308

Janne Järvinen,
Managing Director, Forcit Consulting Oy from June 1, 2021.
p. 040 8690 554

Tommi Halonen
Business Director of FORCIT Explosives, COO
p. 050 539 0310

Janne Lehto
Director, FORCIT Explosives Finland from 1.6.2021
p. 040 519 0525