Changes in Ramirent's Executive Management Team

Ramirent Plc       Stock Exchange Release     August 17, 2018 at 9:02 EET


Ramirent Plc is announcing the following changes in its Executive Management Team.

Jonas Söderkvist has been appointed Executive Vice President, Group Business Development as of September 1st, 2018. In this newly formed position Söderkvist will be responsible for Group Strategy, M&A, New Business Development, IT and Digitalization. Söderkvist currently serves Ramirent as EVP of Sweden and Denmark.

Erik Bengtsson has been appointed Executive Vice President, Sweden & Denmark, Group Fleet and Sourcing as of September 1st, 2018. He has been a member of Ramirent Board of Directors since 2017 and he leaves the board in the end of August 2018. Erik Bengtsson has a strong track record in equipment rental industry. He has worked in several managerial positions in Cramo Group between 2005 and 2015, most recently as Executive Vice President, Scandinavia.

Current EVP of Group Fleet & Sourcing Dino Leistenschneider will report to Erik continuing as Head of Group Fleet & Sourcing.

"After orchestrating an impressive turnaround in our Swedish business and also in Denmark, we welcome Jonas to develop the future of Ramirent and the whole industry. We also warmly welcome Erik into operative role within Ramirent. He brings a wealth of rental competence into Ramirent while being also an excellent people leader and customer advocate," says Tapio Kolunsarka, President and CEO of Ramirent.

Ramirent's Executive Management Team from September 1st, 2018 onwards:

Tapio Kolunsarka, President and CEO

Pierre Brorsson, EVP and CFO

Erik Bengtsson, EVP Sweden & Denmark, Group Fleet and Sourcing

Ulrika Dunker, EVP Human Resources and HSEQ

Øyvind Emblem, EVP Norway

Mikael Kämpe, EVP Finland

Heiki Onton, EVP Eastern Europe

Jonas Söderkvist, EVP Group Business Development

For further information:
Terhi Jokinen, Communications Manager, tel. +358 207 502 086   , terhi.jokinen@ramirent.com

Pictures available in Ramirent media bank.

RAMIRENT is a leading rental equipment group combining the best equipment, services and know-how into rental solutions that simplify customer's business. Ramirent serves a broad range of customer sectors including construction, industry, services, the public sector and households. In 2017, Ramirent Group sales totaled EUR 724 million. The Group has 2,943 employees in 300 customer centers in 10 countries in northern and eastern Europe. Ramirent is listed on the NASDAQ Helsinki (RMR1V). Ramirent - More than machines®.

Distribution: NASDAQ Helsinki, main news media, www.ramirent.com 

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