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Wärtsilä appoints President of Marine Solutions

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Wärtsilä Corp. has appointed Roger Holm as its new President of Marine Solutions, Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Management, effective 1 November 2015.

Mr Holm will be responsible for Wärtsilä's Marine Solutions business globally, and will report to President and CEO Jaakko Eskola, who will also assume his position on 1 November, replacing Björn Rosengren who will become the CEO of Sandvik.

Mr Holm joined Wärtsilä in 1997 and has held several managerial positions, most recently leading the Engines organisation, responsible for Wärtsilä’s engine production and R&D for the marine and energy markets.

Mr Eskola said: “I am very pleased to have Roger follow me as the President of Marine Solutions. He has a passion for quality and he deeply understands the customer demands. Over the years, Roger has demonstrated strong leadership in his many challenging positions.”

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