Mevea Ltd. Has Appointed Port Equipment Industry Heavyweight Executive Mr Ismo Vaihtamo as its New Chairman
We are proud to announce that Mr Ismo Vaihtamo has been appointed to a new Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting in May. Mr Vaihtamo brings profound experience from the port equipment business and heavy equipment manufacturing.
Mr Vaihtamo has held several executive positions at Cargotec / Kalmar Industries and has profound knowledge of port operations and equipment ranging from reach stackers and terminal tractors to RTGs and highly automated container handling systems. Before joining Cargotec Mr Vaihtamo was working at Finnish heavy equipment manufacturer Valmet. Mr. Vaihtamo retired from Cargotec in 2019.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Ismo Vaihtamo said: “I have been aware of Mevea for several years and what I have seen so far, I’m impressed of their Digital Twin based solutions and their process approach for port equipment operator training, something I have not seen before. Mevea has built a great and competent team, which I am very much looking forward to supporting as Mevea is aiming for strong global growth in port equipment operator training solution business.”
Tero Koskipalo, Mevea’s chief executive, said: “I am absolutely delighted that Mr Vaihtamo has joined us to lead our board of directors at such an exciting time for our business. Mr Vaihtamo has an exceptional track record of leadership within port equipment industry and his experience and guidance will be a huge asset to our company.”
Mevea Ltd. is a Finnish high-tech company providing solutions for Product Development, Operator Training and Engineering Education build on physics-based Digital Twins. Mevea solutions produce accurate real-time simulations of machines, their environments and work processes that catalyse pivotal innovations e.g. for assistive and autonomous system development or heavy equipment, such as port equipment operator training.