Wärtsilä Appoints Saara Tahvanainen as Executive Vice President

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 2/6/2023, Location: Europe

Wärtsilä has appointed Saara Tahvanainen (48), M.S.S., as Executive Vice President, Marketing and Communications and member of Board of Management. Ms Tahvanainen will commence in her role latest by the end of June 2023 and she will report to Wärtsilä’s President & CEO Håkan Agnevall. Ms Tahvanainen will succeed Mr Atte Palomäki, who will leave Wärtsilä with immediate effect.

Ms Tahvanainen has extensive experience in the field of communication, branding, and marketing. She joins Wärtsilä from UPM, where she holds the position of Vice President for stakeholder relations, communications, marketing. Prior to UPM, Ms Tahvanainen has lead the communications and marketing function in Outokumpu and communication teams in several companies, including Nokia.

“I am very pleased to welcome Saara to the Wärtsilä team and our journey of shaping the decarbonisation of marine and energy. With her solid leadership and strong track record from several international industrial companies she will play a pivotal role in taking our marketing and communications agenda to the next level. I would like to thank Atte Palomäki for his long commitment to Wärtsilä and for his contribution to the development of Wärtsilä’s communication and marketing throughout the years. I wish him great success in his future endeavors”, says Håkan Agnevall, President & CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation.


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