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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Mika Vehvilinen News

Stefan Lampa. Photo: Cargotec

Cargotec Reorganizes Kalmar

Finnish cargo-handling machinery manufacturer Cargotec said it has reorganized the businesses under its Kalmar brand and has appointed Stefan Lampa as President of Kalmar Mobile Solutions, in a move aimed at enhancing Kalmar's growth opportunities.Kalmar, a provider of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centers and heavy industry, will be reorganized into three strategic business units: Kalmar Mobile Solutions, Kalmar Automation Solutions and Navis, effective April 1, 2019.

Scott Phillips. Photo: Cargotec

Scott Phillips Appointed Hiab President

Scott Phillips has been appointed President of Hiab crane manufacturing division of Cargotec group as of 1 October 2018. He will be a member of the Cargotec Executive Board and report to CEO Mika Vehviläinen. Scott Phillips joins Cargotec from General Electric where he holds the position of Vice President and CEO Mining. Prior to that, he has during his 28 years' career held various global leadership positions in the construction and mining industries, working for Sandvik and Caterpillar Inc., among others. "I warmly welcome Scott to Cargotec and Hiab.

Carina Geber-Teir (Photo: Cargotec)

Cargotec Names Geber-Teir Senior VP, Communications

Carina Geber-Teir, M.Sc. will join Cargotec as Senior Vice President, Communications.She will be responsible for leading the communications, investor relations and sustainability function. She will be a member of Cargotec's Extended Executive Board and report to CEO Mika Vehviläinen.Geber-Teir joins Cargotec from OP Financial Group, where she has been a member of the Executive Board and Chief Communications Officer since 2009. Prior to this she was Communications Director at Varma Mutual Pension Insurance company.As earlier announced…

Antti Kaunonen Photo Kalmar

Kaunonen Appointed Kalmar's President

Antti Kaunonen, Doctor of Technology and MBA, has been appointed President of Kalmar, part of Cargotec, as of 1 July 2016. He will report to Mika Vehviläinen, CEO of Cargotec, and be a member of Cargotec's Executive Board. Kaunonen currently holds the position of Senior Vice President, Automation and Project Division in Kalmar. "Antti has a wide experience of global industrial business and automation. His background is a great fit with Kalmar's strategy to combine software and equipment seamlessly together and offer customers solutions that support their operational performance.

Michel van Roozendaal

Roozendaal to head MacGregor Business Area

Michel van Roozendaal (M.Sc. Aerospace Engineering; MBA INSEAD, Fontainebleau; b. 1963) has been appointed President of the MacGregor business area. He will be a member of Cargotec's Executive Board and report to President and CEO Mika Vehviläinen. Michel van Roozendaal joins from Ingersoll-Rand where he has been heading the Thermo King Global Marine, Rail and Bus businesses. Prior to this he has held global general management roles with companies such as United Technologies, Danaher, JCI and Honeywell.

Leena Lie

Lie Appointed SVP Communications, Cargotec

Leena Lie, M.Sc. (Econ.), (b. 1968) has been appointed Senior Vice President, Communications at Cargotec Corporation as of August 1, 2015. She will be a member of Cargotec's Extended Executive Board and report to President and CEO Mika Vehviläinen. Leena Lie joins Cargotec from Kemira, where she has been responsible for communications, marketing communications and corporate responsibility. Prior to this she has held various communications roles at KONE Corporation and Nokia. "In order to support Cargotec on its journey towards high performance…

Høye Høyesen as Vice President, Offshore Mooring and Loading Division

MacGregor Appoints Høyesen as VP

MacGregor reorganized into seven operative divisions in the beginning of 2015 to improve customer focus. Offshore Mooring and Loading Division drives the development of Systems and Equipment for Offshore Floating Units. MacGregor appoints Høye G. Høyesen (49) as Vice President, Offshore Mooring and Loading Division starting as 1st of April 2015. Mr. Høyesen joins MacGregor from APL Norway/NOV, where he has held the position of Vice President, Business Development. Before that he has worked in several key positions at APL Norway/NOV during the past 18 years. "Mr.

Nick White

MacGregor Appoints 2 New VPs

MacGregor is presently building its new Global Lifecycle Support organisation to develop and enhance customer service both in the merchant shipping and offshore markets. The installed base of MacGregor's product portfolio of strong MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands is extensive in both markets and MacGregor is strongly focusing on serving its customers well throughout the lifetime of the installations. MacGregor announces appointments of two new Vice Presidents to lead its front line operations and service competence centres globally.

Mr. Mika Vehviläinen, Cargotec's new President & CEO.

Vehviläinen to be Cargotec's New President and CEO

Cargotec's Board of Directors has in its meeting on 27 January, 2013 appointed Mr. Mika Vehviläinen (M.Sc. (Econ.), b. 1961, as Cargotec's new President and CEO. Vehviläinen will start at Cargotec on 1 March 2013. Tapio Hakakari, Cargotec's Vice Chairman of the Board, will continue as the interim President and CEO until 28 February 2013. Mika Vehviläinen is currently the President and CEO of Finnair Plc. Previously he has held senior leadership positions at Nokia Siemens Networks and Nokia, and has worked in logistics and service development duties in the United States and in Asia.