March 4, 2013 at 2.30 pm EET
Olli-Matti Saksi has been appointed as Senior Vice President – Sales, Business Area Stainless Coil EMEA as of April 2, 2013. He will report to Ulrich Albrecht-Früh, President Stainless Coil EMEA.
Olli-Matti Saksi, born 1967, is a Finnish citizen, and holds a Master of Science from the Helsinki University of Technology. With over 20 years of experience within global steel and aluminium companies such as Arcelor-Mittal and Rautaruukki, he served most recently as Senior Vice President at Aleris Inc., an international aluminum company. Throughout his career he has lived in different European countries, including Germany.
Says Ulrich Albrecht-Früh, President – Stainless Coil EMEA: “Olli-Matti brings a breadth of leadership experience not only in European sales, but also in large scale transformation processes. His personality, cultural experience and his language skills will not only allow a seamless fit into our team but further strengthen our customer relationships. I am very pleased to welcome him into the Outokumpu team and look forward to his contribution in driving our business forward.”
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Outokumpu is the global leader in stainless steel and high performance alloys. Our advanced materials are the ideal choice for demanding applications ranging from cutlery to bridges, energy plants to medical equipment. Stainless steel contributes to a sustainable and long lasting world as it is a 100% recyclable, corrosion-resistant, maintenance-free, durable and hygienic material. Outokumpu employs approximately over 16 000 professionals in over 40 countries, with the Group’s head office in Espoo, Finland and shares listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. www.outokumpu.com