January 11, 2011

Valmet Automotive management reorganized

Valmet Automotive organization is being transformed to better respond to the new business environment and to support the company growth and globalization. After the acquisition of the roof business the service portfolio of Valmet Automotive consists of four business lines, which are engineering, manufacturing, business services and convertible roof systems.

The new Executive Team of Valmet Automotive (effective January 1, 2011) is comprised of executives, who all report to President Ilpo Korhonen:

Ilpo Korhonen, President
Risto Hukkanen, EVP Manufacturing Services and ICT
Dr. Heinrich Petra, SVP Engineering Services and Projects
Michael Hannemann, SVP Roof Systems and Procurement
Erik Torseke, SVP Business Services, Sales and Marketing  
Rainer Karjalainen, SVP Finance
Olli Kerajärvi, VP Quality, Environment and Safety  
Tuija Lehesvirta, VP Human Resources (effective January 24, 2011)
Teija Åhlman, VP Communications