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October 2020

Håkan Agnevall Appointed CEO for Wärtsilä Corporation

Wärtsilä Corporation has appointed Håkan Agnevall as Chief Executive Officer, effective April 2021 at the latest. Håkan is currently President of Volvo Bus Corporation within Volvo Group. He succeeds Jaakko Eskola, who announced he will retire on June 30, 2021, but will stay on as a Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors.

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. It is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.