Outokumpu appoints Tamara Weinert as president of business area Americas

by David Fleschen

Prior to her current position, Tamara Weinert has been working in multiple senior positions in finance, sales and investor relations at Outokumpu. Before joining the company, she has acquired long experience in leading positions in European energy sector companies. Ms. Weinert has an MBA degree in finance and M.Sc. degree in protected landscape management.

Olli-Matti Saksi, the previous President of Business Area Americas, has decided to step down from the position and will continue his career outside the company.

Says Heikki Malinen, President and CEO of Outokumpu: “I’m delighted for the appointment of Tamara Weinert as I have learned to know her as a highly commercially-minded and execution-oriented professional who has been successfully implementing the turnaround of the business area. At the same time, she is an insightful and engaging leader who will systematically develop the business area to reach its full potential.”

“I also want to thank Olli-Matti Saksi for developing a strong foundation for the turnaround of our Business Area Americas and wish him the best of success in the future.”

Says Tamara Weinert: “I’m honored and very excited to continue the work with our committed personnel and my team in the Americas. We have a favorable market outlook, good position in a healthy market and a strategy to drive profitable growth of the business area. I look forward to the work ahead.”

Source and Photo: Outokumpu

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