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Cargotec appoints Lasse Eriksson as Vice President, Digitalisation

11/30/2015

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 30 NOVEMBER 2015 AT 1.45 PM EET
 
Cargotec appoints Lasse Eriksson as Vice President, Digitalisation
 
Dr. Lasse Eriksson, has been appointed as Vice President, Digitalisation as of 1 December, 2015. He will report to Cargotec CIO Soili Mäkinen.
 
Before joining Cargotec, Lasse Eriksson worked in Konecranes Plc as Technology Program Manager, and prior to that, at Aalto University, Finland, where he coordinated the research of wireless automation and wireless sensor systems.
 
Lasse Eriksson has been a member of the Fimecc (Finnish Metals and Engineering Competence Cluster) steering group, and the chairman of Fimecc's "Novel Solutions" strategic research theme area that concentrates, among others, on the research related to the industrial internet.
 
"Lasse will have a critical role in leading Cargotec's digitalisation initiatives and supporting our businesses in building their digital capabilities further," says Soili Mäkinen.
 
 
Further information for the press:
Soili Mäkinen, CIO, Cargotec Oyj
tel. +358 20 777 4112
 
 

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