Wärtsilä appoints Roger Holm to lead the Marine Solutions business

Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology — By on September 14, 2015 at 9:17 AM
Roger Holm

Roger Holm

Wärtsilä Corporation, Stock exchange release 14 September 2015 at 12.00 noon EET – Mr Roger Holm (43) M.Sc. (Econ.), has been appointed President of Marine Solutions, Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Management of Wärtsilä Corporation, effective 1 November 2015. In this position, he is responsible for Wärtsilä’s Marine Solutions business globally, and will report to President & CEO Mr Jaakko Eskola.

Mr Holm joined Wärtsilä in 1997 and has held several managerial positions, most recently leading the Engines organisation, responsible for Wärtsilä’s engine production and R&D for the marine and energy markets. Before that he has led Seals & Bearings,  Solutions Management and Business Development within the Services business, and has worked as CIO for Wärtsilä Corporation.

“I am very pleased to have Roger follow me as the President of Marine Solutions. He has a passion for quality and he deeply understands the customer demands. Over the years, Roger has demonstrated strong leadership in his many challenging positions, ” says Jaakko Eskola, President and CEO of Wärtsilä as of 1 November 2015.

Wärtsilä in brief

Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2014, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 17, 700 employees. The company has operations in more than 200 locations in nearly 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki, Finland.

www.wartsila.com

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