Maintpartner renews Group and country management with strong development of industrial services in view

Maintpartner, the pioneer in industrial operation and maintenance in Northern Europe, continues the strong development of its operations by renewing its organization and replacing some of the key persons. Earlier this spring, the Group CEO was already replaced. By these means we are aiming at reinforced customer service and productivity, project management and digital solutions for our customers, all targeted to generate better operating result and profitable growth in our home markets.

New leader for Energy business, management changes in Finland and Sweden

Kosti Rautiainen has been appointed Executive Vice President of the Group’s Energy business. Kosti has more than 14 years of experience of various international management positions in the energy sector. He comes from Fortum, and at Maintpartner he continues the strong development of the services for energy sector customers.

The previous Head of Energy, Jukka Kallioniemi, will take up the position of Country President in Sweden.

Otto Tarkiainen, VP Business Development, has been appointed to head a new unit which focuses on development of customer productivity and digital solutions. Otto and his team will be responsible for the next generation of industrial operation and development services, which include, among others, the digital MP INtelligence analytics solution.

Development Manager Hannu Leskelä has been appointed Director of the service agreement business in Finland. He is responsible for the service agreements in the industrial maintenance sector and customer management in Finland.

Service Manager Markku Leinonen has been appointed Director of Project, Installation and Engineering Services. The unit offers a wide range of expertise for industrial development projects and maintenance.

These appointments take effect on 1 August 2017.

In connection with the new appointments, Johan Westermarck, the previous Group CEO, Markku Simola, Country President in Finland, and Ola Nilsson, acting Country President in Sweden will leave the company.

In Finland, Group CEO Pasi Tolppanen will act as Managing Director for Maintpartner Oy and Maintpartner Expert Services Oy for the time being.

Further information:

Pasi Tolppanen, CEO, Maintpartner Group
tel. +358 40 541 6656

Maintpartner is a major industrial operation and maintenance company in Northern Europe, and the leading operator in the Nordic energy sector. We help our customers improve the productivity of their production plants and minimize process disruptions. In addition to long-term operation and maintenance agreements we serve the industry with development, engineering and installation services. Our digital services for industrial maintenance represent the best-in-class development in the field.

Maintpartner Group employs approximately 1,900 people. In 2016, our net sales amounted to some EUR 160 million. The Group has offices in Finland, Sweden, Estonia and Poland.