Kasper Guldager Jensen, an awarded Danish architect and Senior Partner of an architect office 3XN, has joined the non-executive Board of Directors of Peikko Group Corporation. Kasper Guldager Jensen leads the innovation office GXN, part of the 3XN architect office, where he specializes in sustainable design, digital architecture and new materials. 3XN has designed many building projects where Peikko’s DELTABEAM® Composite Beams and other products have been used. Kasper will start in his position in 2017.
At the same time, after eight successful years, Pekka Rantamäki and Risto Räty are retiring from their position as members of the Board. Other members will continue as before. Jussi Vanhanen, CEO of Fibre Packaging at Mondi Group, will continue as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Philippe Jost, Head of Corporate HR at Sika Group, Frederick Knauf, Business Development in Japan at Knauf Group, Stefan Nyström, Managing Director of Pöyry Sweden and Elmar Paananen, Managing Director of Troll Capital Oy, will continue as Board members.
“I am very thankful for the great contribution that both Pekka Rantamäki and Risto Räty have given for Peikko, and for me personally, during the last eight years. It is also a great pleasure to welcome Kasper Guldager Jensen to join our team, to further guide Peikko’s interesting growth journey in the coming years. We expect Kasper to bring expertise and understanding of end-customers´ evolving needs, and thus complement the Board´s current competencies and experience in an excellent way.” states Topi Paananen, Chief Executive Officer of Peikko Group Corporation.
Topi Paananen, CEO, Peikko Group Corporation,
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Peikko Group in brief:
Peikko Group Corporation is a leading global supplier of concrete connections and composite structures. Peikko’s innovative solutions make customers’ building processes faster, easier, and more reliable. Peikko has subsidiaries in 30 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, with manufacturing operations in 9 countries. Peikko’s estimated turnover in 2016 is EUR 170 million. Peikko is a family-owned and run company that employs over 1400 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com.