Wartsila names new President of Marine Solutions

Roger Holm Roger Holm

SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 —Roger Holm (43) M.Sc. (Econ.), has been appointed President of Marine Solutions, Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Management of Wärtsilä Corporation, effective November 1, 2015. In this position, he is responsible for Wärtsilä's Marine Solutions business globally, and will report to President & CEO Mr. Jaakko Eskola.

Mr Holm joined Wärtsilä in 1997 and has held several managerial positions, most recently leading the engines organization, 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 Mr. Eskola, who will become President and CEO of Wärtsilä on November 1, succeeding Björn Rosengren, who will become the CEO of Swedish base engineering group Sandvi

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