Metso, a leading global industrial company in the mining and aggregates industries and in the flow control business, has appointed Eeva Sipilä as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective 1 August 2016.
Metso’s current CFO Harri Nikunen will continue in his role until the end of July, after which he will take on new responsibilities within the company.Sipilä joins Metso from Cargotec Corporation, where she has worked as Executive Vice President and CFO.
She will be a member of Metso’s Executive Team and will report to Matti Kähkönen, President and CEO.
“We are delighted to welcome Eeva Sipilä to Metso. With her extensive experience at a leading global industrial company, she will bring valuable insight and financial knowledge to Metso. Harri Nikunen will transition to a new role within the company, as part of normal successor planning and job rotation,” commented Matti Kähkönen.
Sipilä has been a member of Metso’s Board of Directors since 2012.
Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs