Marco Wirén appointed CFO and Executive Vice President at Wärtsilä

2013-01-25 08:17:51 -

Wärtsilä Corporation, Company announcement, 25 January 2013, 9:15 am (EET)

Mr Marco Wirén (47), M.Sc. (Econ.), has been appointed Chief Financial Officer,
Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Management of Wärtsilä
Corporation, effective 1 August 2013. Mr Wirén has broad-ranging experience of
financial management and international business management. He currently works
as Executive Vice President and CFO in the Swedish steel manufacturer SSAB,
having held that position since 2008. Prior to joining SSAB as Vice President
Business control in 2007, Wirén held several managerial positions, including CFO
and VP Business Development, in the infranet company Eltel Networks since 2002,
and VP Business Development and Group Controller in the construction company NCC
between 1995-2001.

Mr Raimo Lind, M.Sc. (Econ.), who is Wärtsilä's CFO since 2000 as well as Senior
Executive Vice President and Deputy to the CEO since 2005, will reach his
contractual retirement age and retire thereafter. He will continue in his
position until the publishing of the second quarter interim report.

Photo of Marco Wirén

For further information, please contact:

Mr Björn Rosengren
President and CEO
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel: +358 10 709 5602

Mr Atte Palomäki
Executive Vice President, Communications & Branding
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel: +358 10 709 5599

Wärtsilä in brief

Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine
and energy markets. By emphasising technological innovation and total
efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the
vessels and power plants of its customers.

In 2012, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.7 billion with approximately
18,900 employees. The company has operations in nearly 170 locations in 70
countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki,

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