Tero Kokko, Ph.D. has been appointed President, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) at Valmet as of June 1, 2023. In his new position, Tero Kokko is a member of Valmet's Executive Team and reports to President and CEO Pasi Laine.
Tero Kokko currently works in Valmet's Services business line as Vice President, Fabrics business unit, where he started in 2020. Prior to this, he worked in various management positions at Cargotec and its subsidiary Kalmar since 2011 and in Metso's Automation business between 2004-2011. Between 1998-2004, Tero Kokko worked as a senior researcher and research engineer at Tampere University of Technology.
Tero Kokko succeeds Vesa Simola, whose decision to continue his career outside Valmet.
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