Sergio Guimaraes has been appointed Executive Vice President of Pöyry PLC and President of the Energy Business Group. Sergio will become a Member of Pöyry PLC's Group Executive Committee. He will take over duties on 15 April 2013 and report to Alexis Fries, President and CEO of Pöyry PLC. Sergio Guimaraes joins Pöyry after a 30 year career in Alstom where he assumed a number of management positions within the global hydro business.
Ari Asikainen, current EVP, President of Energy Business Group, takes up a new position as Senior Vice President of Business Development reporting to Alexis Fries, President and CEO. He will not be a member the Group Executive Committee.
Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company. We serve clients globally across the energy and industrial sectors and locally in our core markets. We deliver strategic advisory and engineering services, underpinned by strong project implementation capability and expertise. Our focus sectors are power generation, transmission & distribution, forest industry, chemicals & biorefining, mining & metals, transportation, water and real estate sectors. Pöyry has an extensive local office network employing about 7,000 experts. Pöyry's net sales in 2012 were EUR 775 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).
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