ASPOCOMP GROUP PLC PRESS RELEASE April 10, 2006 at 10:00 AM
TAPIO ENGSTRÖM APPOINTED CFO OF ASPOCOMP GROUP PLC
Tapio Engström (42), M.Sc.(Econ), has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and
Deputy to the CEO, effective July 1, 2006. Mr. Engström is currently Director,
Finance, at Vaisala Corporation. His previous experience includes Finance
Director for Vaisala Inc. in the USA, and management positions in finance for
Andritz Oy and Asko Kodinkone Oy.
Aspocomp’s current Chief Financial Officer, Pertti Vuorinen (56), has been
appointed Chief Financial Officer for Aspocomp’s Asia-Pacific operations and a
member of the Extended Management Team of the Aspocomp Group, effective July 1,
2006. He will be based in Suzhou, China, where Aspocomp’s subsidiary ACP
Electronics is located. In financial matters, Mr. Vuorinen will report to Tapio
Engström, and in plant projects to CEO Maija-Liisa Friman.
“It is essential to strengthen Aspocomp’s management resources in Asia, which is
our most significant market area. Pertti Vuorinen has long experience in the
industry, strong contacts in Asia, and a solid knowledge of Aspocomp and its
partners. I am also delighted to welcome Tapio Engström to Aspocomp. He has
gained sound international experience and expertise in the electronics industry,
and is an extremely valuable asset to the Group,” says Maija-Liisa Friman, CEO.
For further information, please contact Maija-Liisa Friman, CEO,
tel. +358 9 7597 0711.
ASPOCOMP GROUP PLC
President and CEO
Aspocomp: Innovative interconnection solutions for the electronics industry
The Aspocomp Group offers and develops innovative interconnection solutions for
the electronics industry in close cooperation with its customers. We are strongly
positioned as a supplier of mobile data terminal equipment components and aim to
further bolster our position as a supplier to the automotive industry and data
communications networks. We offer our global customers a fast road to mass
production through flexible and cost-effective adaptation of new technologies.
The Aspocomp Group’s production facilities are located close to its customers in
Finland, China, and Thailand. In 2005, the Group’s net sales stood at EUR 154
million and it had about 3,400 employees.
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