Appointments in Glaston's Executive Management Group

In order to speed up the implementation of its strategy and enable further growth Glaston strengthens its Executive Management Group and changes the roles of the Group’s members.

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

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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