Appointment in Glaston’s Executive Management Group

GLASTON CORPORATION             STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE         2.3.2015 at 15.00


Appointment in Glaston’s Executive Management Group

Pekka Hytti, Senior Vice President, EMEA, has been appointed member of Glaston Corporation’s Executive Management Group as of 2 March 2015.

The appointment supports the company in achieving its strategic targets that are profitable growth and the industry’s best customer experience.

“Pekka Hytti is responsible for Glaston’s EMEA area sales and service. The area accounted for 46% of our net sales in 2014, representing 13% growth over the previous year. We expect strong development in the EMEA area to continue in 2015. Pekka Hytti has long and diverse experience of agent and distributor cooperation, and developing this cooperation is important for our growth,” says Arto Metsänen, Glaston Corporation’s President & CEO.

Pekka Hytti has been employed by Glaston since 2010.

Glaston’s Executive Management Group as of 2 March 2015 is:

Arto Metsänen, President & CEO

Sasu Koivumäki, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy CEO
Juha Liettyä, Senior Vice President, Machines
Pekka Huuhka, Senior Vice President, Services
Pekka Hytti, Senior Vice President, EMEA
Frank Zhang, Senior Vice President, Asia
Taina Tirkkonen, General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Further information:

Glaston Corporation
Arto Metsänen, President & CEO, tel: +358 10 500 500


Agneta Selroos
Director, Communications and Marketing
tel: +358 40 7453 737

Glaston Corporation
Glaston is a global company developing glass processing technology for architectural, solar, appliance and automotive applications. Our product portfolio ranges from pre-processing and safety glass machines to services. We are dedicated to our customers' continued success and provide services for all glass processing needs with a lifecycle-long commitment in mind. Further information is available at Glaston’s share (GLA1V) is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Small Cap List.

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