Enersize recruits Vice-President Operations, China and Head Project Manager for China Business

Enersize Oyj has recruited Sami Kyllönen as Vice-President Operations, China. Sami Kyllönen will begin his work for Enersize in April 2018 and based full-time in Shanghai, China. Kyllönen will also be included in Enersize's management team. Kyllönen has extensive experience in leadership positions in the electronics manufacturing industry, both in China and Europe. Enersize has also recruited Yawei Rex Zhu as Head Project Manager for Chinese Business, located in Shanghai also.

Sami Kyllönen has an engineering degree from Oulu University of Technology in Finland and has extensive experience in senior positions in the production and manufacturing industries, mainly related to electronics specifically. He has worked for Scanfil EMS Oü in Estonia, both as factory manager and later as managing director. Furthermore, Kyllönen has also worked as factory manager and later operating manager of Incap Corporation's operations in Europe. The positions Sami has had in these two companies has entailed managerial responsibility for several hundred employees.

The role of Vice-President Operations, China, is newly established and aims to create optimal conditions for both Enersize’s new sales towards Chinese customers as well as accelerating ongoing projects. The service also includes responsibility for sales support, customer contacts, local partnerships, Enersize employees in China and operational responsibility for project implementation.

Enersize has also recruited Yawei Rex Zhu as Head Project Manager for Chinese Business (Project Manager, China). Rex Zhu will work in Shanghai under Sami Kyllönen with responsibility for both customer contacts and the organizational implementation of Enersize customer projects in China. Rex Zhu holds an MSc from the University of Liverpool and a B.Sc from Hunan (China) University of Science and Technology. Rex Zhu is originally from China and has previously worked in both the Chinese private and public sectors.

Sami Kyllönen will be part of Enersize's management team, which will consist of Sami Mykkänen as President and CEO, Anders Sjögren as Head of Research, Marko Tapaninaho as VP Technology & Projects, and Sami Kyllönen as VP Operations, China.

Mr. Sami Kyllönen


Sami Mykkänen, CEO of Enersize comments:

"With his long experience in the manufacturing sector, Sami Kyllönen has a good understanding of what Enersize’s customers demand and important knowledge of how factory-based decision-making processes and requirements affect both sales and implementation, which allows us to further streamline these processes. In order to achieve our business goals, a strong presence in China is necessary. With the recruitment of both Sami and Rex, we now have our own executive team in China, providing our new and existing customers, partners and employees with a very good and effective contact area."

Christian Merheim, Executive Chairman of Enersize comments:

"After we launched and staffed our development office in Lund, we have briefly noted that the establishment has produced good and strategically important results. Now we are strengthening our Chinese operational capabilities with new powerful, proven and knowledgeable resources in China, something that we expect will benefit both from new sales and the development of our existing projects. This is an important step because the Chinese customers put a high value on a strong operational presence in China."

For more information about Enersize, please contact:

Christian Merheim, Executive Chairman of the Board

Phone: +46 (0) 708-182 853

E-mail: christian.merheim@enersize.com

Enersize in Brief

With proprietary software for data collection and analysis, Enersize provides up to 30% energy savings in industrial compressed air systems. 90% of the manufacturing industry uses compressed air that accounts for 5% of the world's electricity consumption. Enersize shares the merit of energy saving with the customer, who does not have to pay anything for the solution, but only shares the savings made. Among Enersize's existing customers are: one of the world's largest manufacturers of flat panel displays and well-known car manufacturers and steelworks. The company has its headquarters in Helsinki and a development office in Lund. The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm First North under ticker: ENERS. www.enersize.com

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