Metso Corporation's press release on June 3, 2009 at 1:00 p.m.
Perttu Louhiluoto (M.Sc. in Economics, LLM) is appointed Senior Vice President, EMEA market are, Mining and Construction Technology, as of July 1, 2009. He will be responsible for sales and services delivery and customer contacts in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Louhiluoto has worked as SVP, Operational Excellence at Metso Group's Head Office, Finland, since October 2008. Due to his new position Louhiluoto will renounce his membership in Metso Executive Team and Metso Executive Forum.
"Louhiluoto's career in Metso has so far been short but first-rate. His effort is now needed in line management's responsible position. I believe that this kind of job rotation is beneficial for both Metso as well as for Louhiluoto himself. We all wish him all the best in the new challenging position," says Jorma Eloranta, President and CEO, Metso Group.
Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have about 28,000 employees in more than 50 countries. www.metso.com
For further information, please contact:
Jorma Eloranta, President and CEO, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 204 84 3000
Matti Kähkönen, President, Mining and Construction Technology, Metso, tel. +358 20 484 3100