Changes in Konecranes Leadership Team

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Changes in Konecranes Leadership Team 

Topi Tiitola (b. 1969) has been appointed Senior Vice President, Integration and Project Management Office and Member of the Konecranes Leadership Team. In his role Mr. Tiitola will be responsible for business integration and transformation projects. He will report to Rob Smith, President and CEO. Mr. Tiitola starts in his new position on 1 November 2020. Consequently, the Konecranes Leadership Team grows by one member.

Mr. Tiitola joined Konecranes in 1995 as an assistant controller and has held several positions within finance and business support since then. Previously, he was in charge of the three-year long company-wide integration project following the MHPS acquisition. Mr. Tiitola has a Master’s degree in Accounting.

“Thanks to his long career within the company, Topi Tiitola has wide experience across Konecranes businesses. He led the MHPS integration program from the start to the finish line. The project was highly successful and positioned us very well for the future. As Konecranes is now ready for the next phase, Topi brings an ideal combination of integration skills and experience to our Konecranes Leadership Team.”, says Rob Smith, President and CEO of Konecranes.

As of November 1, 2020, the Konecranes Leadership Team will consist of the following members:

Rob Smith, President and CEO
Teo Ottola, CFO, Deputy CEO
Fabio Fiorino, Executive Vice President, Business Area Service
Carolin Paulus, Executive Vice President, Business Area Industrial Equipment
Mika Mahlberg, Executive Vice President, Business Area Port Solutions
Juha Pankakoski, Executive Vice President, Technologies
Timo Leskinen, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Sirpa Poitsalo, Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Topi Tiitola, Senior Vice President, Integration and Project Management Office

Rob Smith
President and CEO

Ms. Kiira Fröberg, Vice President, Investor Relations, tel. +358 (0) 20 427 2050

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment of all makes. In 2019, Group sales totaled EUR 3.33 billion. Including MHE-Demag, the Group has around 17,300 employees in 50 countries. Konecranes shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR).

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