Ilari Kallio appointed Chief Digital Officer at Konecranes

Mr. Ilari Kallio (MSc, eMBA) has been appointed Chief Digital Officer at Konecranes. He starts in his new position on June 18, 2018 and reports to Mr. Juha Pankakoski, Executive Vice President, Technologies.

Kallio joins Konecranes from Wärtsilä, where he has been recently working as Director, Digitalization, for one of the marine business units. Kallio has experience from leading large technology functions, developing new digital business models and building innovation ecosystems. He has also participated in driving the Finnish industry forward in many innovation hubs, like DIMECC Oy and Click Innovation Oy as a chairman and board member. Kallio was selected Chief Technology Officer 2016 in Finland.

“Konecranes is a fantastic company and a real industry forerunner in digitalization. I'm extremely excited to learn the business, products and the people behind - the true enablers of digital business - and to see how I can best support Konecranes and its customers in accelerating their digital business transformation,” says Ilari Kallio.

Further information:
Juha Pankakoski, Executive Vice President, Technologies
Tel. +358 (0) 20 427 11

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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).