Change in Valmet’s Executive Team

Mr. Tero Kokko, Ph.D., M.Sc., has been appointed President, EMEA at Valmet as of June 1, 2023. In his new position, Tero Kokko is a member of Valmet's Executive Team and reports to President and CEO Pasi Laine. Tero Kokko currently works in Valmet's Services business line as Vice President, Fabrics business unit, where he started in 2020.
Change in Valmet’s Executive Team

Tero Kokko (Image source: Valmet Oyj)

Prior to this, he worked in various management positions at Cargotec and its subsidiary Kalmar since 2011 and in Metso's Automation business between 2004-2011. Between 1998-2004, Tero Kokko worked as a senior researcher and research engineer at Tampere University of Technology.

"After a thorough recruitment process consisting of many excellent internal and external candidates, we have chosen Tero Kokko to lead our EMEA area. Tero has long-term, international management experience, and he has successfully implemented several important change projects in our Fabrics unit. Tero has shown a strong execution capability and he utilizes well his in-depth knowledge of technology and this industry in the continuous improvement and renewal of business. I warmly welcome Tero Kokko to our Executive Team," says Valmet's CEO Pasi Laine.

Tero Kokko succeeds Vesa Simola, whose decision to continue his career outside Valmet was announced in February.

Source: Valmet Oyj

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