2018 April 25 14:09

Ilari Kallio appointed Chief Digital Officer at Konecranes

Mr. Ilari Kallio (MSc, eMBA) has been appointed Chief Digital Officer at Konecranes. He starts in his new position on June 18, 2018 and reports to Mr. Juha Pankakoski, Executive Vice President, Technologies, the company said in its press release.

Kallio joins Konecranes from Wärtsilä, where he has been recently working as Director, Digitalization, for one of the marine business units. Kallio has experience from leading large technology functions, developing new digital business models and building innovation ecosystems. He has also participated in driving the Finnish industry forward in many innovation hubs, like DIMECC Oy and Click Innovation Oy as a chairman and board member. Kallio was selected Chief Technology Officer 2016 in Finland.

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment of all makes. In 2017, Group sales totaled EUR 3,136 million. The Group has 16,400 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. Konecranes shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR).