HELSINKI, 8-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Leena Lie, M.Sc. (Econ.), (b. 1968) has been appointed Senior Vice President, Communications at Cargotec Corporation as of August 1, 2015. She will be a member of Cargotec’s Extended Executive Board and report to President and CEO Mika Vehviläinen.
Leena Lie joins Cargotec from Kemira, where she has been responsible for communications, marketing communications and corporate responsibility. Prior to this she has held various communications roles at KONE Corporation and Nokia.
“In order to support Cargotec on its journey towards high performance, the role of Corporate Communications will be extended to cover investor relations and corporate responsibility. Leena has wide experience from global stock-listed companies regarding all these areas. I am convinced she has the capability and drive to help us create the next chapter in our story as we continue to shape the cargo handling industry,” says Cargotec’s President and CEO Mika Vehviläinen.
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Further information for the press and investors:
Mika Vehviläinen, President and CEO, tel. +358 20 777 4100
Eeva Sipilä, Executive Vice President and CFO, tel. +358 20 777 4104
Cargotec shapes the cargo handling industry for the benefit of its customers and shareholders. Cargotec’s business areas MacGregor, Kalmar and Hiab are recognised leaders in cargo and load handling solutions around the world. Their global network is positioned close to customers and offers extensive services that ensure a continuous, reliable and sustainable performance according to customers’ needs. Cargotec’s sales totalled approximately EUR 3.4 billion in 2014 and it employs approximately 11,000 people. Cargotec’s class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com