Changes in Glaston's Executive Management Group

Glaston Corporation has today closed the sale of the shares in Albat+Wirsam Software GmbH and therefore Uwe Schmid, Senior Vice President, Software Solutions Business Area, resigns from Glaston’s Executive Management Group as of 4.2.2013.

As of 1 February 2013 General Counsel Taina Tirkkonen has been appointed to Glaston’s Executive Management Group.

Glaston’s Executive Management Group consists of the following members as of 4.2.2013:

Arto Metsänen, CEO&President

Sasu Koivumäki, CFO

Taina Tirkkonen, General Counsel

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

Frank Chengdong Zhang, General Manager, Asia

For further information, please contact:

Arto Metsänen, CEO and President, Glaston Corporation, Tel. +358 10 500 500


Agneta Selroos

Director, Communications and Marketing

Distribution: NASDAQ OMX, key media, 

Glaston Corporation

Glaston is a global company developing glass processing technology for architectural, solar, appliance and automotive applications. Our portfolio ranges from pre-processing and safety glass machines to software solutions and services. We are dedicated to our customers’ continued success and provide services for all glass processing needs with a lifecycle-long commitment in mind. For more information, please visit

Glaston's share (GLA1V) is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Small Cap List.

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