Wednesday, December 20, 2023
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Raute welcomes new changes in the composition of its Executive Board. The change came into existence from the January 1, 2024.
Mr. Petri Strengell, Executive Vice President, Wood Processing business unit, accepted the new role in Raute’s Wood Processing business unit heading the project delivery with a special focus on ensuring successful delivery of the major mill-sized orders received in 2023. At the same time, he stepped down from the Executive Board.
Mr. Jani Roivainen, currently Executive Vice President, Analyzers business units, has been appointed Executive Vice President, Wood Processing business unit. Mr. Roivainen will also continue in an acting role as the Executive Vice President, Analyzers business unit, until his successor has been nominated.
The company has initiated search process for the new Executive Vice President, Analyzers business unit.
“The change is reflecting Raute’s continuing focus on operational excellence, as well as our approach to provide career development and job rotation opportunities. We have received all-time high order intake in 2023 with many significant mill-sized orders and want to ensure best possible resources in managing these delivery projects. I’m very pleased that Petri, with his long Raute experience, is taking the role in heading this area. I want to also congratulate Jani for assuming the new role in the Executive Board, following the good development of Analyzers business under his leadership. I wish the best of luck to both Petri and Jani in their new roles”, says Mika Saariaho, President and CEO of Raute.
Raute Group’s Executive Board and the members’ areas of responsibility as of January 1, 2024 will be:
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