Changes in Konecranes’ Group Executive Board

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Changes in Konecranes’ Group Executive Board

Susanna Schneeberger, Executive Vice President and Head of Strategy, is leaving Konecranes to pursue career opportunities outside the company. She will continue working for Konecranes until June 30, 2018.

"It is with regret that we accept Susanna Schneebergers’s resignation, but we respect her decision to pursue her next career steps outside Konecranes. I would like to thank Susanna for her contribution and commitment to Konecranes’ Group Executive Board and the successful integration of the MHPS business, and for great leadership over the past years to strengthen the global Demag business. We wish her all the best for the future, both professionally and personally, as well as continued success in her next undertakings,” says Panu Routila, President and CEO.

“While I’m excited about the new opportunity, I’d like to express my sincere appreciation to the management team at Konecranes. The Group has a great company culture and it’s been a pleasure working with all the professional people. I wish Konecranes every success in the future,” comments Susanna Schneeberger.

As of July 1, 2018, the Group Executive Board will consist of the following members:

Panu Routila, President and CEO
Teo Ottola, CFO, Deputy CEO
Fabio Fiorino, Executive Vice President, Business Area Service
Mikko Uhari, 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


Eero Tuulos
Vice President, Investor Relations


Eero Tuulos, Vice President, Investor Relations, Konecranes Plc,
tel. +358 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 2017, Group sales totaled EUR 3,136 million. The Group has 16,400 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. Konecranes shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR).

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