Outokumpu appoints Olli-Matti Saksi as interim Head of business area Americas

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Outokumpu Oyj
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May 1, 2019 at 6.00 pm EEST

Outokumpu appoints Olli-Matti Saksi as interim Head of business area Americas

Olli-Matti Saksi, Outokumpu’s Chief Commercial Officer, has been appointed interim Head of business area Americas with immediate effect. Olli-Matti has been in charge of the Americas’ sales and supply chain organizations since January 2019.

Michael S. Williams, who has been leading business area Americas since 2015, has decided to pursue other opportunities outside Outokumpu.

Says CEO Roeland Baan: “I want to thank Mike Williams for his invaluable contribution and commitment in developing our operations in the Americas and strengthening our position in this highly competitive market. I wish him all the best for the future”.  

The recruitment process for the new President for business area Americas is ongoing.

For more information:
Reeta Kaukiainen, EVP, Communications & IR: tel. +358 50 522 0924
Tommi Järvenpää, VP, Investor Relations: tel. +358 40 576 0288

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