Mr Roberto Quintero has been appointed Senior Vice President, Machines Business Area, Pre-processing and Tools product lines as of July 1st, 2012. Roberto Quintero will be a member of Glaston Corporation's Executive Management Group and report to Arto Metsänen, CEO and President, Glaston Corporation. Mr Quintero will be located in Bregnano, Italy. Roberto Quintero is presently director for Glaston’s Heat Treatment product line.
Mr Juha Liettyä, currently SVP, Services, has been appointed SVP, Machines Business Area, Heat Treatment product line as of July 1st, 2012. Juha Liettyä is also appointed Managing Director, Glaston Finland Oy, as of the same day.
Mr Pekka Huuhka, currently SVP, Supply Chain, has been appointed SVP, Services as of July 1st, 2012.
”With these changes, we get new views to the Executive Management Group and are able to utilise the team’s experience and competence in the best possible way. In line with our strategy we will purposefully continue our investment in those areas which do not require significant investments from our customers, namely upgrades, maintenance services and tools”, says Arto Metsänen, CEO&President.
Glaston’s Executive Management Group consists of the following members as of 1.7.2012:
Arto Metsänen, CEO&President
Tapio Engström, CFO
Tapani Lankinen, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Roberto Quintero, Senior Vice President, Machines Business Area, Pre-processing and Tools product lines
Juha Liettyä, Senior Vice President, Machines Business Area, Heat Treatment product line
Pekka Huuhka, Senior Vice President, Services Business Area
Uwe Schmid, Senior Vice President, Software Solutions Business Area
Frank Chengdong Zhang, General Manager, Asia
Günter Befort, Senior Industrial Advisor
For further information, please contact:
Arto Metsänen, CEO&President, phone: +358 10 500 6100
Glaston Corporation is an international glass technology company and a pioneer of glass processing technology. Its product range and service network are the widest in the industry. Glaston's well–known brands are Bavelloni in pre-processing machines and tools, Tamglass and Uniglass in safety glass machines, and Albat+Wirsam in glass industry software.
Glaston's share (GLA1V) is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Small Cap List.
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