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The CEO of Vaahto Group Plc Oyj will Change

VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 1.4.2015 at 13:00

THE CEO OF VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ WILL CHANGE

Topi Karppanen, an acting CEO of Vaahto Group Plc Oyj, has finished his assignment on March 31 2015, as agreed in the beginning of his appointment.  M.Sc. (Tech.) Kalle Rasinmäki has been appointed as a new CEO of Vaahto Group Plc, starting on April 1, 2015. His previous position was Executive Vice President of Business Area Japrotek Vessels and the Managing Director of Japrotek Oy Ab. Mr. Rasinmäki will continue as Managing Director of Japrotek and he has also been appointed to act as Managing Director of AP-Tela Oy. Topi Karppanen continues as a member of the Board of Directors of Vaahto Group.

“We thank Topi Karppanen for a work extremely well done, especially in starting Vaahto Group’s program for adjusting operations and costs and also in developing sales operations. I’m happy that his successor has been found within Vaahto Group. I believe that Kalle Rasinmäki has good qualifications to succeed in his demanding assignment”, says Reijo Järvinen, the Chairman of the Board of Directors.

 

In Lahti April 1, 2015

VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ

The Board of Directors

Vaahto Group is a globally operating high technology company serving customers in the process industry segment.

 

For further information:

Reijo Järvinen
Chairman of the Board, Vaahto Group Plc Oyj
Tel. +358 400 715 968

The CEO of Vaahto Group Plc Oyj will change

VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 28.7.2014 at 16.30

THE CEO OF VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ WILL CHANGE

The CEO of Vaahto Group Plc Oyj Vesa Alatalo is leaving the company on 31.8.2014 to become Managing Director of Oy SKF Ab.

”Vesa Alatalo’s resignation surprised us. Vesa has performed excellently and under his management the group began energetically making the changes required by the new strategy. I want to wish Vesa the best of luck in his new and demanding position” comments the chairman of the board Reijo Järvinen.

The board of directors addressed the situation today and appointed M.Sc. (Tech.) Topi Karppanen as acting CEO starting from 1.9.2014. Karppanen has been a member of the board of Vaahto Group Plc Oyj since 2010 and has strong industrial background.

”Topi has been a member of the board and thus knows the company well. I believe that Topi’s solid experience helps him to succeed in this position. Under Topi’s management we will continue the work Vesa Alatalo began in deploying the strategy. I wish Topi the best of luck and success in his new position”, says Järvinen.

The board of directors will start the search for a new permanent CEO immediately.

 

In Lahti 28.7.2014

VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ

The Board of Directors

 

For further information:

Reijo Järvinen
Chairman of the Board, Vaahto Group Plc Oyj
Tel. +358 400 715 968