Executive team changes at Metso Outotec
New appointments announced in the Minerals, Services and Consumables business areas
A NUMBER of changes have been made to the Metso Outotec executive team with immediate effect.
Markku Teräsvasara has been nominated as president of the Minerals business area, in addition to his role as deputy chief executive officer of the company. He was previously president of the Services business area.
Sami Takaluoma has been nominated the new president of the Services business area, having previously been president of the Consumables business area.
Heikki Metsälä (pictured) has been appointed president of the Consumables business area, having previously served as senior vice-president of the mill and chute lining business line in the Consumables business area management team.
The previous president of the Minerals business area, Stephan Kirsch, will leave Metso Outotec for personal reasons.
‘Both Markku and Sami have a strong track record from their previous roles and I believe that under their leadership, Metso Outotec’s integration will be completed successfully and the Minerals and Services business areas will be further developed,’ said Pekka Vauramo, president and chief executive officer of Metso Outotec.
‘At the same time, I am happy to welcome Heikki Metsälä to the Metso Outotec executive team. Heikki has extensive experience in our consumables business and has played an important role in its transformation into a successful, high-value-adding business. I am confident that Heikki and the team will continue this development.’
Mr Vauramo added: ‘I want to thank Stephan for his contribution during the beginning of Metso Outotec and I wish him success in the future.’