Outokumpu names new ceo

Finnish stainless steel producer Outokumpu has named the successor to Roeland Baan as group ceo, the company tells Kallanish. Baan will leave his position as president and ceo of Outokumpu on 15 May.

The new incumbent in the position is a familiar face for the company. Heikki Malinen has been a member of the Outokumpu board of directors since 2012. He will resign from the board at the end of April and will join the company on 1 May. He will assume the ceo role on 16 May.

Malinen has previously held ceo positions in the Posti Group Corporation and in Pöyry PLC. “His long Board membership in Outokumpu naturally is an additional advantage providing profound knowledge and understanding of Outokumpu’s business,” says Outokumpu board chairman Kari Jordan.