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Kalmar appoints Tero Kokko Senior Vice President, Automation and Projects


Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has appointed Tero Kokko Senior Vice President, Automation and Projects as of 1 July 2016. He will report to Antti Kaunonen, current Senior Vice President, Automation and Projects who will start as President of Kalmar as of 1 July 2016.
Tero Kokko (Doctor of Technology) has worked for Kalmar since 2011, most recently as Vice President, Intelligent Horizontal Transportation Solutions business line. Before joining Kalmar, Tero worked for Metso Automation in various positions and for Tampere University of Technology where he did his PhD on automation and control engineering.
"Tero has deep insight on automation, our industry and our company, and is able to combine deep technical expertise with good business understanding and customer focus. I am pleased to hand over my responsibilities to him as I start as the head of Kalmar," says Antti Kaunonen.
Further information for the press:
Antti Kaunonen, Senior Vice President, Automation and Projects, Kalmar, tel. +358 20 777 5000
Maija Eklöf, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Kalmar, tel. +358 20 777 4096,  
Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move.
Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2015 totalled approximately EUR 3.7 billion and it employs almost 11,000 people.