The President & CEO
The Board of Directors appoints a President for the Group, who is also its Chief Executive Officer. The President & CEO is in charge of the day-to-day management of the company and its administration in accordance with the company’s Articles of Association, the Finnish Companies Act, and the instructions of the Board of Directors, and is assisted in this work by the Board of Management. The President & CEO’s service terms and conditions are specified in writing in the service contract.
The President & CEO of the company in 2020 was Mr Jaakko Eskola. In September 2020, Wärtsilä’s Board of Directors appointed Mr Håkan Agnevall as the new President and CEO. Mr Agnevall assumed the role on 1 February 2021. Mr Jaakko Eskola will continue as a senior advisor to the Board and executive team until he retires on 30 June 2021.