Philip Maguire appointed Vice President, Wärtsilä Quality

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release 17 January 2013 at 11:30 UTC+2

Mr Philip Maguire, BSc (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has been appointed Vice President, Wärtsilä Quality, as of 1 February 2013. Mr Maguire will be responsible for Wärtsilä’s group-wide quality programme and the quality organisation. He will be a member of the Wärtsilä PowerTech management team and report to Lars Hellberg, President, Wärtsilä PowerTech. He succeeds Mr Osmo Härkönen who will retire at the end of January 2013.

Mr Maguire joins Wärtsilä from Tetra Pak where, as Vice President, Quality, he developed and executed a quality acceleration programme. His extensive experience also includes engine systems development, vehicle programmes and business line management for the Ford Motor Company.

Photo of Philip Maguire

For further information please contact:

Lars Hellberg
President, Wärtsilä PowerTech & Executive Vice President
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel. +358 10 709 5280

Tuula Franck
Senior Manager, Media and Stakeholder Relations
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel: +358 400 267555

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.