Cargotec appoints new CEO

By Niamh Marriott06 February 2023

Casimir Lindholm has been named as Cargotec’s new president and CEO as of 1 April 2023, replacing CEO Mika Vehviläinen.

Cargotec’s new President and CEO Casimir Lindholm. Photo: Cargotec.

Vehviläinen will remain at the disposal of the Board of Directors as an advisor until the end of February 2024, after which he will retire.

Lindholm has held CEO positions both in Eltel and Lemminkäinen.

He has been a member of Cargotec’s Board of Directors since 2021.

“I’m honoured and excited to be leading Cargotec at such a pivotal moment in the company’s history, with a strong foundation and a clear vision into its next development phase of growth as we have communicated before. With a talented team, a strong portfolio of businesses with decision making close to customers, and a commitment to sustainability and profitable growth, I believe that the company is in an excellent position to create value by empowering our businesses even further in the years to come,” said Lindholm.

“Casimir is a seasoned leader as a listed company CEO with a proven track record of reshaping businesses. I would like to express our gratitude to our retiring CEO Mika Vehviläinen for his leadership and outstanding contributions to our business,” said Jaakko Eskola, chair of the board of directors.

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