Vaahto Group Appoints Ari Viinikkala as Acting CEO

April 9, 2012 (Press Release) - The board of Vaahto Group has appointed Ari Viinikkala as acting CEO of Vaahto Group Plc Oyj as of 4th April 2012. Former CEO, Anssi Klinga, has resigned and will pursue his career outside Vaahto Group.

"The board is very pleased that Ari Viinikkala takes on the role as acting CEO of Vaahto Group. The process of recruiting a permanent CEO has been initiated," says Reijo Jarvinen, chairman of the board.

Viinikkala started as CFO of Vaahto Group Plc Oyj at the beginning of February 2012. He has formerly been employed for over ten years by KONE where he had several financial management positions in Finland and abroad. His last position was within Dynea as Senior Vice President, Finance Europe where he was in charge of finance, ERP and process development.

"The board wants to thank Anssi Klinga for his achievements during his years with Vaahto Group. Anssi has successfully led Vaahto through difficult years of change," says Reijo Jarvinen.

Vaahto Group is a globally operating high technology company serving process industry in the fields of paper-making technology and process technology.

SOURCE: Vaahto Group