Paolo Tonon appointed Vice President, Research & Development in Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Corporation
  • Press release
21 June 2012 at 1:00 PM E. Europe Standard Time

Paolo Tonon, MSc (Eng), (42) has been appointed Vice President, R&D of Wärtsilä Industrial Operations as of 1 June 2012. Mr Tonon will be responsible for the Research and Development of Wärtsilä products.

Mr Tonon, who joined Wärtsilä in 1998, has successfully held several leading strategic, operational and technology positions. Prior to this current appointment he has, since 2009, been Vice President, Product Centre Automation, based in Norway, with responsibility for overall development and production of the Wärtsilä electrical & automation portfolio.

Tonon is a member of the Wärtsilä Industrial Operations management team and reports to Lars Hellberg, Group Vice President, Wärtsilä Industrial Operations.

Photo of Paolo Tonon

For further information please contact:

Mr Atte Palomäki
Group Vice President, Communications & Branding
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel. +358 40 5476390

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 maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2011, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.2 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in nearly 170 locations in 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland.