Mr. Vesa Riihimäki (51), M.Sc. (Eng.), has been appointed Managing Director of Wärtsilä Finland Oy effective 1 February 2018. Riihimäki joined Wärtsilä in 1992 and has during the years held a number of leading positions in the company.
Riihimäki will also continue in his role as Vice President, Wärtsilä Quality and Services QEHS, responsible for the quality of Wärtsilä’s products, solutions and processes globally. He is based in Vaasa, Finland.
Riihimäki succeeds Mr. Stefan Damlin, who will as of the same date assume the global position of Director, Project Management, Marine Power Solutions, and be based in Vaasa, Finland.
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Wärtsilä in brief
The technology group Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2016, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.