Metso has announced changes to its executive team, effective 1 August 2016.
Jani Puro Beach and Urs Pennanen will join the management team.
Olli-Pekka Oksanen has been appointed Metso’s strategy and business development and member of the Executive Committee. Currently, he is responsible for the Flow Control business area’s strategy and business development.
As previously announced, Eeva Sipilä will start as Metso’s CFO on 1 August 2016. Current CFO Harri Nikunen has been appointed as mergers and acquisitions and special projects Director.
Metso’s current strategy and business director Simo Sääskilahti takes the lead in the development of valve technologies Flow Control business area, as part of the normal job rotation.
Metso’s President and CEO, Matti Kähkönen, welcomed the new members of the company’s management team and indicated they will strengthen the digitalisation, customer knowledge and innovation areas. He also thanked members leaving the organisation for their strong commitment to the company and wished them success in the future.
Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs