Metso names president of services for mining, construction

By |  March 21, 2014

Juha Silvennoinen was hired as president of Metso‘s services business line in mining and construction. He also will be responsible for the development of Metso’s overall services business.

“Metso is the leading services provider for the global mining and construction industries,” says Matti Kähkönen, president and CEO, Metso. “Services business counts for more than 50 percent of our net sales and we want to further develop and grow the business through stronger co-operation across our businesses. Juha will have a key role in this development.”

According to a press release, Silvennoinen spent many years with ABB, where he held several executive positions in various business units. He was responsible for ABB’s motors and generators business unit in his last position with the company.


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