Outokumpu appoints Olli-Matti Saksi President of business area Americas

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Outokumpu Oyj
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May 23, 2019 at 3.00 pm EEST

Outokumpu appoints Olli-Matti Saksi President of business area Americas

Olli-Matti Saksi has been appointed President of business area Americas as of May 23. He has been based in the US since January 2019, first leading the Americas’ sales and supply chain operations and since May 1 the whole organization as the interim head of the business area.

Says CEO Roeland Baan: “I am extremely happy to announce Olli-Matti Saksi’s appointment as the new head of business area Americas. Olli-Matti was earlier responsible for Outokumpu’s global commercial activities and he has been the architect of the successful transformation of business area Europe’s sales operations. With Olli-Matti’s experience and knowledge, I am confident we can make great progress in strengthening our commercial capabilities and market position in the Americas to reach our ambitious targets.”

For more information:

Investors: Tommi Järvenpää, VP, Investor Relations, tel. +358 9 421 3466, +358 40 576 0288

Media: Reeta Kaukiainen, EVP, Communications and IR, tel. +358 50 522 0924

Outokumpu Oyj

Outokumpu is the global leader in stainless steel. We aim to be the best value creator in stainless steel by 2020, through our competitive edge of customer orientation and efficiency. The foundation of our business is our ability to tailor stainless steel into any form and for almost any purpose. Stainless steel is sustainable, durable and designed to last forever. Our customers use it to create civilization’s basic structures and its most famous landmarks as well as products for households and various industries. Outokumpu employs 10,000 professionals in more than 30 countries, with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland and shares listed in Nasdaq Helsinki. www.outokumpu.com