The Finnish shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) has appointed made several changes to its top management.
Chairman of the board, Jyrki Heinimaa, will become CEO from 01.12.2017 onwards. He will succed Heikki Pontynen, who will leave the company.
Timo Suistio, CEO, BMH Technology, has been appointed to the new COO position. Suistio’s strong project management skills will support the company’s direction towards larger and more challenging ship projects.
Current member of the board and CEO of Vientistrategit Oy, Mikko Niini, will become the new chairman of the RMC board. Furthermore, the board has appointed a new member, Pekka Vataja, previously the director of Danske Bank’s large companies unit, and one of the founding partners of Sagacitas Finance Partners.
“Organisational changes are a part of the company’s new growth phase, with ambitions that include the deal for the Squadron 2020 project (a class of finnish naval ships), business growth, the strengthening of RMC’s unique know-how, as well as continued development of the network-based business model,” the company said.