Wärtsilä Corporation Annual report 2014

Business Management teams

Each business head is supported by a Business Management team.

Power Plants

Rakesh Sarin
President, Power Plants & Executive Vice President
Born 1955, B.Sc. (Eng.).

Tore Björkman
Vice President, LNG & Nuclear
Born 1957, B.Sc. (Mech. Eng.)

Minna Blomqvist
Vice President, Human Resources
Born 1969, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Jussi Heikkinen
Vice President, Marketing & Business Development
Born 1955, M.Sc. (Energy and Power Plant Technology)

Thomas Hägglund
Vice President, Technology and Solutions
Born 1962, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Antti Kämi
Vice President, Project Management
Born 1964, M.Sc. (Civil Eng.)

Caj Malmsten
Vice President, Finance & Business Control
Born 1972, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Markus Pietikäinen
Vice President, Sales, Americas, as of 1 November 2014
Born 1975, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Sushil Purohit
Vice President, Sales, Middle East & Asia
Born 1972, B.Sc. (Eng.), MBA

Laura Susi-Gamba
Vice President, Legal Affairs
Born 1963, LL.M.

Niklas Åberg
Vice President, Quality Management
Born 1967, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Risto Paldanius
Vice President, Sales, Europe & Africa
Born 1971, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Ship Power

Jaakko Eskola
President, Ship Power & Senior Executive Vice President and Deputy to the CEO
Born 1958, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Arjen Berends
Vice President, Finance & Control
Born 1968, MBA

Aaron Bresnahan
Vice President, Ship Power Sales
Born 1969, MBA & MA (Strategic Studies)

Per Hansson
Vice President, Strategy
Born 1967, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Roger Holm
Senior Vice President, 4-stroke
Born 1972, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Sinikka Ilveskoski
Vice President, Legal & Contract Management
Born 1967, LL.M.

Timo Koponen
Vice President, Flow & Gas Solutions
Born 1969, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Juha Kytölä
Vice President, Environmental Solutions
Born 1964, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Arto Lehtinen
Vice President, Propulsion
Born 1971, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Magnus Miemois
Vice President, Solutions
Born 1970, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Mikael Simelius
Vice President, Marketing
Born 1964, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Helena Telaranta
Vice President, Human Resources
Born 1973, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Martin Wernli
Vice President, 2-stroke
Born 1960, J.D., Attorney at Law

The two-stroke engine business has been moved in to a joint venture as of January 2015.


Pierpaolo Barbone
President, Services & Executive Vice President
Born 1957, M.Sc. (Min. Eng.)

Fred van Beers
Vice President, Area North Europe
Born 1962, B.Sc. (Merchant Eng.), B.Sc./BBA (BtB Marketing)

Peter Bjurs
Vice President, Finance
Born 1965, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Henri van Boxtel
Vice President, Area Middle East & Asia
Born 1959, B.Sc. (Econ.), Nautical degree

Javier Cavada
Vice President, South Europe & Africa
Born 1975, Ph.D. (Eng.)

Stefan Fant
Vice President, Contract and Project Management
Born 1955, B.Sc. (Mech.)

Tomas Hakala
Vice President, Solutions Management
Born 1968, B.Sc. (Mech.)

Ralf Lindbäck
Vice President, Legal Affairs
Born 1958, LL.M.

Stefan Nysjö
Vice President, Delivery Management
Born 1970, B.Sc. (Mech.)

Vesa Riihimäki
Vice President, Wärtsilä Quality
Born 1966, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Tomas Rönn
Vice President, Area Americas
Born 1961, B.Sc. (Electrical)

Sini Spets
Vice President, Human Resources
Born 1974, M.Sc. (Psychology)


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