Wärtsilä Corporation has appointed Roger Holm as a President of Marine Solutions, Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Management of Wärtsilä Corporation, effective November 1, 2015.
In this position in Marine Solutions business, previously known as Ship Power, Holm will be responsible for Wärtsilä’s Marine Solutions business globally, and will report to President & CEO Jaakko Eskola.
Eskola, who previously headed Marine Solutions, was named the company’s new CEO in August.
Holm joined Wärtsilä in 1997 and has held several managerial positions, most recently leading the Engines organisation, responsible for Wärtsilä’s engine production and R&D for the marine and energy markets. Before that he has led Seals & Bearings, Solutions Management and Business Development within the Services business, and has worked as CIO for Wärtsilä Corporation.
“I am very pleased to have Roger follow me as the President of Marine Solutions. He has a passion for quality and he deeply understands the customer demands. Over the years, Roger has demonstrated strong leadership in his many challenging positions,” says Jaakko Eskola, President and CEO of Wärtsilä as of November 1, 2015.