Heikki Malinen, M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA, has been appointed as President and CEO of Outokumpu as of May 16, 2020. He will succeed Roeland Baan who informed the company earlier this year that he will step down on May 15.
Heikki Malinen has previously worked as CEO in Posti Group Corporation and in Pöyry PLC in Finland. Prior to these, he has held various leadership positions in forest company UPM in the USA and in Finland. Malinen has been a member of the Outokumpu Board of Directors since 2012, and due to his appointment, he will resign from the Board at the end of April.
The change of the CEO will not affect Outokumpu’s daily operations and business activities. Should you have any questions about your collaboration with Outokumpu, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your contact person at Outokumpu.