Vacon Plc, Stock Exchange Release, 8 January 2013 at 9.30 am (EET)
Vacon Plc's CFO, Eriikka SÃ¶derstrÃ¶m, has resigned to join KONE Corporation.
SÃ¶derstrÃ¶m will continue at Vacon until 5 February 2013.
Â "Eriikka has done a good job at Vacon and we are grateful for her contribution
to our company. We wish her all the best at KONE Corporation," says Vesa Laisi,
Vacon's President and CEO.
Vacon has initiated search for new CFO.
* Vesa Laisi, President and CEO, phone +358 (0)40 8371 510,
* Sebastian Linko, Director, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations,
+358 (0)40 8371 634, sebastian.linko(at)vacon.com
Vacon in brief:
Vacon is driven by a passion to develop, manufacture and sell the best AC drives
and inverters in the world - and provide customers with efficient product
lifecycle services. Our AC drives offer optimum process control and energy
efficiency for electric motors. Vacon inverters play a key role when energy is
produced from renewable sources. Vacon has production and R&D facilities in
Europe, Asia and North America, and sales offices in 27 countries. Further,
Vacon has sales representatives and service partners in nearly 90 countries. In
2011, Vacon's revenues amounted to EUR 380.9 million, and the company employed
globally approximately 1,500 people. The shares of Vacon Plc (VAC1V) are quoted
on the main list of the Helsinki stock exchange (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki).
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