Finland-based global manufacturer of precast concrete plants and technologies, Elematic Oyj, has appointed Teppo Voutilainen as its new CEO, effective 2 May 2024 at the latest.
Mr Voutilainen has a long experience in various strategic leadership positions at Kone Corporation. He started his career at Kone in 2010 and has since held several leadership positions related to product strategy, global new equipment volume elevator business, and most recently he has taken the role of vice president strategy, transformation, and marketing, Europe.
Prior to Kone, Mr Voutilainen worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. He has lived extensively in Asia, including China, Singapore, and Japan.
“Teppo will bring a strong strategic acumen to driving Elematic to the next level of performance. He has extensive experience working in customer-centric ways to develop offerings and go-to-market strategies,” said Kai-Petteri Purhonen, chair of the board of directors at Elematic. “Teppo also shaped ambitious initiatives to drive pricing and productivity impact across a global scale, through local teams. The passion, energy, and enthusiasm he radiates is something we look forward to embracing with the team at Elematic.”
“I am humbled to join the team of experienced professionals at Elematic. At the same time, I am delighted to contribute to the growth story of a Finland-based innovator which has reached a world-leading presence in the precast concrete domain,” said Mr Voutilainen. “Having engaged with construction industry customers from around the world in my past roles, I see we have a duty to enable a step-change in the construction phase productivity and to improve the carbon footprint of construction on a global scale.”