Ms Anu Hämäläinen has been appointed Vice President, Group Control at Wärtsilä Corporation as from 1 September 2010. She replaces Vice President, Group Control, Maj-Len Ek, who will retire in early 2011.
Hämäläinen's duties will cover financial accounting, management reporting, taxation and parent company controlling and she will be a member of the Finance & Control management team. She is based in Helsinki, Finland and will report to CFO, Executive Vice President Raimo Lind.
During the last two years, Hämäläinen has been responsible for Group Financial Accounting within Wärtsilä. She also worked for eight years in the 90’s in Wärtsilä’s accounting and finance departments.
”In her new position as Vice President of Group Control, Anu will strengthen Wärtsilä’s Core controller team with her comprehensive expertise and deep knowledge concerning Wärtsilä. She has also picked up a lot of relevant experience during her career with SRV and Pohjola’s investment firm. I am very pleased to welcome Anu to head and develop the Group Control function,” says Raimo Lind, CFO, Executive Vice President, Wärtsilä Corporation.
For more information, please contact:
Mr Atte Palomäki
Group Vice President, Communications & Branding
Tel +358 40 547 6390
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 2009, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.3 billion with more than 18,000 employees. The company has operations in 160 locations in 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland.