December 19, 2012

Robert Blumberg appointed COO (Chief Operating Officer)

The Valmet Automotive Group is going through a positive transformation process in executing its growth strategy. A new COO (Chief Operating Officer) position has been established to allow the group president to concentrate increasingly on the strategy, customer interface and acquisition of new business.

Mr. Robert Blumberg has been appointed COO as of January 1, 2013. He will monitor and support the business lines and the global supply chain management function. He is also responsible for ongoing change initiatives in the Valmet Automotive Group.

Robert Blumberg will report to President Ilpo Korhonen and will join the Executive Team of Valmet Automotive. The heads of the business lines and the head of quality and supply chain management will report to Robert Blumberg.

Robert Blumberg joined Valmet Automotive in the fall 2010 at first being responsible for production in Uusikaupunki and has thereafter worked with various development projects. Prior to Valmet Automotive he worked with Metso. His educational background is M.Sc. (Engineering) and MBA.

Further information:
Teija Ĺhlman,  VP Communications
Tel.: +358 20 484 8060
E-mail: teija.ahlman@valmet-automotive.com

Valmet Automotive is an experienced provider of automotive engineering, vehicle manufacturing, convertible roof systems and related business services. Our special areas of expertise are premium cars, convertibles and electric vehicles. We employ 1,700 professionals in Finland, Germany, Poland, Sweden, China and the USA.

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