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:
President, Wärtsilä PowerTech & Executive Vice President
Tel. +358 10 709 5280
Senior Manager, Media and Stakeholder Relations
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.