Laitex appoints Ilkka Tuomenoksa as Vice President, Sales

Laitex has appointed Mr Ilkka Tuomenoksa as Vice President, Sales from January 4, 2021 onwards. Tuomenoksa has previously worked for Metso, Larox and Outotec and has vast insight into international project business, B2B sales and change management as well as strategy development and deployment. “Ilkka is a very experienced professional, we are happy to welcome him to the team”, Laitex’s CEO Lasse Kurronen says.

In his role Tuomenoksa will be responsible for Laitex’s global project sales. “We want to solve our customers’ needs in a more global scale – getting Ilkka to work with us towards this goal is a great opportunity for both parties. This is a strategic investment in our company’s global growth”, Kurronen continues.

Tuomenoksa himself was drawn to Laitex’s strong will to grow and the company’s good reputation in the customer base. “This is a good opportunity to share my knowledge with the team, but also learn about new products and market needs”, he says. Tuomenoksa is excited to further develop Laitex’s sales processes and business. “To our customers this will translate into a more systematic way of working and faster response times”, he explains.

Timo Kupsanen will continue in Laitex’s management team as Director, Sales & Services and will head the service business also in the future. “With this strengthened management and sales team we will be able to serve our growing number of customers even better, and enhance our local presence and service through a wider representative network”, concludes Kurronen.

For more information, please contact:

Lasse Kurronen
+358 20 161 3347

Ilkka Tuomenoksa
Vice President, Sales
+358 40 528 0779

Timo Kupsanen
Director, Sales & Services
+358 20 161 3304

Laitex Oy is an experienced supplier of material handling equipment with process knowledge and engineering skills that ensure high-quality and flexible deliveries. Laitex manufactures conveyor systems for receiving stations at power plants, solutions for fuel screening and crushing, conveyors for fuel feeding and sand or ash handling, conveyor equipment for fly ash and filter dust, along with other products and lifecycle services. Its main industries are energy, pulp, paper and forest, chemicals, minerals, biofuels and waste handling. Established in 1986, Laitex employs more than 70 process industry specialists and has offices in Lappeenranta, Helsinki and St. Petersburg.