Cargotec's Board of Directors has appointed Mr Mika Vehviläinen, as its new President and CEO.
Mr Vehviläinen will start at Cargotec on 1 March 2013. Tapio Hakakari, Cargotec's Vice Chairman of the Board, will continue as the interim President and CEO until 28 February 2013. Mr Vehviläinen is currently the President and CEO of Finnair Plc.
Previously he has held senior leadership positions at Nokia Siemens Networks and Nokia, and has worked in logistics and service development duties in the United States and in Asia.