LEMMINKÄINEN CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 5.8.2009, 13.15
MARCUS KARSTEN APPOINTED HEAD OF LEMMINKÄINEN GROUP'S TECHNICAL BUILDING
SERVICES BUSINESS SECTOR WITH EFFECT FROM 1 JANUARY 2010
Marcus Karsten, M.Sc.(Econ.),(b. 1966), presently the Managing Director of
Tekmanni Service Oy, has been appointed to serve as the head of Lemminkäinen's
technical building services business sector and the Managing Director of
Tekmanni Oy with effect from 1 January 2010. Karsten joined the Group in 2002.
The present Managing Director of Tekmanni Oy, Antero Huhta (b. 1947), will
retire at the beginning of 2010.
Karsten will report to President & CEO Timo Kohtamäki and will be a member of
Lemminkäinen Group's Executive Board.
Tapio Vähämäki (b. 1959) will become the Managing Director of Tekmanni Service
Oy at the beginning of the year. His previous positions at Tekmanni have been
in logistics and IT, and as the director responsible for purchasing.
President & CEO Timo Kohtamäki
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Lemminkäinen Group operates in all areas of the construction sector. The
Group's business sectors are building construction, infrastructure
construction, technical building services, and building products. Net sales in
2008 were approx. EUR 2.5 billion, of which international operations accounted
for over a quarter. The Group employs about 9,800 people. Lemminkäinen
Corporation's share is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. www.lemminkainen.com
Tekmanni Oy is Lemminkäinen Group's specialist supplier of technical
installation and maintenance services. The company's business areas are
technical building services, technical facility services and industrial
services. Net sales in 2008 were approximately EUR 270 million. Tekmanni
employs about 2,000 people and has 36 locations in Finland. www.tekmanni.com