Raute announces management changes

Raute renews its management structure in terms of the Executive Board’s areas of responsibility.  Tapani Kiiski, President and CEO, will continue to be in charge of Group sales.

Timo Kangas was appointed Group Vice President, Power. In addition, Kangas’s area of responsibility includes marketing and other customer excellence functions. Timo Kangas has been with Raute Group since 2004 and a member of the Executive Board since 2004, his most recent position is Group Vice President, EMEA.

Jukka Siiriäinen was appointed Group Vice President, Grow. Siiriäinen has been with the Raute Group since 1987. His earlier positions have included sales and marketing in Asia, most recently as Vice President, APAC.

Kurt Bossuyt was appointed Group Vice President, Basic Services. Bossuyt joined the Raute Group in 2016. His earlier positions have included product management and global sales tasks in technology services, most recently as General Manager, Basic Service Unit.

Tarja Järvinen, CFO, will function as deputy to President and CEO Tapani Kiiski. Arja Hakala, a member of the company’s Executive Board since 2001, will continue with the company in a development capacity.

Raute is a technology and service company that operates worldwide. Raute’s customers are companies operating in the wood products industry that manufacture veneer, plywood, LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) and sawn timber.