Pentti Iso MarkkuBladefence has announced the appointment of Pentti Iso-Markku as the new Managing Director of Bladefence Oy, effective September 1st, 2017. Bladefence’s current Managing Director Ville Karkkolainen will focus on Canadian market and North American business development.

After graduating with a Master’s degree in Finance, Business Law and Economics from Lappeenranta University of Technology in 2011, Pentti joined Varma Mutual Pension Fund as a Portfolio Analyst tracking Varma’s international investment portfolio. Before joining Bladefence he was the founder and CEO of GRNT Finance in Finland.