Appointments to Lamor Group Leadership Team: Juha Korhonen, VP Supply Chain and Project Management, Östen Lindell, SVP Eurasia

Lamor Corporation Plc                    Stock exchange release       16 February 2024 at 8:45 am EET

Appointments to Lamor Group Leadership Team: Juha Korhonen, VP Supply Chain and Project Management, Östen Lindell, SVP Eurasia  

Lamor is reinforcing its Group Leadership Team with the following appointments:

Juha Korhonen, M.Sc. (Eng.), has been appointed Vice President, Supply Chain and Project Management. Previously, he held the position of Director, Delivery Support at Lamor since March 2023.  Juha’s background includes several leadership positions in operational and supply chain development at ABB, and an extensive experience in international business environment.

Östen Lindell, M.Sc. (Econ.), has been appointed Senior Vice President of Lamor’s market area Europe and Asia. Previously, Östen was responsible for Eurasia finance and acted as Managing Director of Lamor Beijing since January 2023. Before joining Lamor, Östen has held several leadership positions in finance and sales at e.g. Elcoteq and Wärtsilä, mostly based in China and Singapore. He joined Lamor in January 2023 and has substantial experience in international business and sales.

“We are taking Lamor to a new level where our sales, together with our supply chain are led in a concise and strategically aligned way”, says Lamor CEO Johan Grön. “Juha and Östen’s appointments support the development of our sales and delivery capabilities, which is important for our targeted profitable growth in the coming years. We are delighted that we were able to discover such excellent leaders for these functions from within Lamor. I wish Juha and Östen all the best in their new positions and welcome them both warmly to our Group Leadership Team.”

At the same time, VP, People and Culture Mervi Oikkonen joins the Lamor Group Leadership Team. She has been with Lamor since January 2022, and has been part of the Extended Management Team.

Starting 16 February 2024, Lamor’s Group Leadership Team consists of: 

Johan Grön, CEO
Johanna Grönroos, Chief Strategy Officer
Timo Koponen, CFO (until 1 March 2024)
Santiago Gonzalez, SVP, North and South America
Pentti Korjonen, SVP, Middle East and Africa
Östen Lindell, SVP, Europe and Asia 
Juha Korhonen, VP, Supply Chain & Project Delivery
Mervi Oikkonen, VP, People and Culture

In addition, Vesa Leino, M.Sc. (Econ.), has been appointed Lamor's interim Chief Financial Officer and member of the Group Leadership Team as communicated on 15 February 2024.

Further information  

Johan Grön, CEO, Lamor Corporation Plc 
tel. +358 40 5464186,

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