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Janne Pynnönen becomes the new Vice President of Valmet

 Friday, January 12, 2024

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Janne Pynnönen becomes the new Vice President of Valmet

Valmet, a global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries has recently witnessed a change in their executive team. The new member of Valmet, Janne Pynnönen (M.Sc. Eng.) has been appointed Senior Vice President, Operational Development as of February 1, 2024. He will be the member of Valmet’s Executive Team and report to President and CEO Pasi Laine.

Janne Pynnönen began his career at Valmet in 2020, and he is currently holding the position of Vice President, R&D. Before joining Valmet, he worked in versatile business management and development roles and in R&D in Stora Enso since 2003.

“After a thorough recruitment process with many excellent candidates, we have chosen Janne Pynnönen to lead our Operational Development function further. Janne is known for his deep technological know-how and good customer knowledge, which he has gained after working for a long time in one of Valmet’s key customer industries.”

“Since 2020, Janne has been successfully leading our R&D function introducing and implementing a new R&D strategy and vision for Valmet, developing the way to operate, and creating a large R&D ecosystem program called Beyond Circularity supporting the green transition. With this background, Janne will further strengthen the technological and customer understanding of the Executive Team, and his collaborative approach will be an asset in taking the different Operational Development related functions forward,“ says Pasi Laine, President and CEO of Valmet.

Janne Pynnönen succeeds Julia Macharey, who is leaving Valmet at the end of January, as announced in August 2023.

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