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Metso completes new executive team line up

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Metso has completed its revamped executive team with the appointment of three new presidents to head the Minerals Services, Aggregates Equipment, and Minerals Consumables business areas.

Markku Simula, currently Senior Vice President of the Aggregates business line and a member of the Minerals Capital business are management team, has been appointed to head the new Aggregates business area.

A long time Metso employee, Simula joined the company in 1991, and has previously worked in Metso’s automation and flow control management teams.

Mikko Keto is to be promoted to head the Minerals Services business line from his current position as Senior Vice President of the Spare Parts business line, a position he has held since 2016. Before that, he was Senior Vice President of Metso’s Performance Services business line. He joined Metso from KONE Corporation in 2010.

Sami Takaluoma will take the role of President of the Minerals Consumables business. Takaluoma is currently Vice President of the Nordics market area.

Takaluoma was previously General Manager of the UK & Ireland market area, a position he held between 2010 and 2014. He joined the company in 1997.

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