Wärtsilä recruits new CEO internally

Finnish Wärtsilä has found its replacement for Björn Rosengren, and the choice fell on an in-house candidate.

Photo: Wärtsilä

On November 1st, Jaakko Eskola (photo) will begin a new job, as he has now been appointed new CEO of Wärtsilä, where he will take over for Björn Rosengren, Wärtsilä writes in a statement.

Jaakko Eskola is definitely familiar with the company which he will now be heading. He has been a part of Wärtsilä since 1998, and he enters the job as CEO coming from a position as President for Wärtsilä Marine Solutions, Senior Executive Vice President and substitute CEO.

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