Håkan Agnevall slated as Wärtsilä’s next president and CEO
Agnevall will take over from Jaakko Eskola
Wärtsilä has appointed Håkan Agnevall as the new president and CEO for Wärtsilä Corporation.
Agnevall will succeed Jaakko Eskola, who will continue as a senior advisor to the Board and executive team until he retires on 30 June.
Currently, Agneval is the president of Volvo Bus Corporation within Volvo Group, a position he has held since 2013. In the decade prior to that he held various leadership positions in Bombardier and in ABB, gaining valuable experience in sales, production, project management, research and development, as well as in lifecycle services globally.
“Håkan Agnevall, a highly appreciated leader, has a proven record of developing organisations and businesses with a strong focus on customers, technology, and people. His experience within the Volvo Group on pioneering electrification and autonomous vehicles will strengthen our activities in corresponding areas,” Tom Johnstone, chairman of the board of Wärtsilä Corporation said.