Wartsila appoints new head of Marine Solutions business

Wärtsilä of Finland has appointed Roger Holm as President of Marine Solutions, Executive VP and member of the Board of Management of the company.

In this position, he is responsible for Wärtsilä’s Marine Solutions business globally, and will report to President & CEO Jaakko Eskola, Wärtsilä said on Monday.

Holm joined Wärtsilä in 1997 and has held several managerial positions, most recently leading the Engines organisation, responsible for Wärtsilä’s engine production and R&D for the marine and energy markets.

Before that he has led Seals & Bearings, Solutions Management and Business Development within the Services business, and has worked as CIO for Wärtsilä.