May 25, 2011

Pekka Virolainen appointed Managing Director in Zary

Mr. Pekka Virolainen has been appointed Member of the Management Board and Managing Director of Valmet Automotive Sp. z o.o. as of June 1, 2011. He will lead Valmet Automotive's convertible roof systems unit in Zary, Poland. He reports to Mr. Michael Hannemann, Senior Vice President Roof Systems.

Pekka Virolainen has been working at Valmet Automotive since 1988 in change management and in product launch as well as general development projects. Since 2000 he has been responsible for production control working in cooperation with various OEMs.