Wärtsilä appoints Pierpaolo Barbone Deputy to the CEO

Wärtsilä Corporation, Stock exchange release, 22 October 2015 at 08:35 UTC+2
  • Pierpaolo Barbone
Mr Pierpaolo Barbone (58) MSc (Eng.) has been appointed Deputy to the CEO as of 1 November 2015. He assumes this responsibility in addition to his existing position as President of Services, Executive Vice President.

Mr Barbone joined Wärtsilä in 1996. He has held several management positions within the Services business, including leading the Services activities for the Middle East and Asia region, field services globally and the South Europe & Africa region. He has headed the Services organisation since 2013.

For further information, please contact:

Atte Palomäki
Executive Vice President, Communications & Branding
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel: +358 10 709 5599

Pierpaolo Barbone
President, Services, Executive Vice President
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel: +358 10 709 5670

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 maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2014, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 17,700 employees. The company has operations in more than 200 locations in nearly 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki, Finland.