Mr. Arto Savolainen (62) has been appointed as the new General Manager of Auramarine Asia Ltd. Starting from 1st April 2023, he will be responsible for overseeing the operations and financial performance of Auramarine Asia Ltd.
Mr. Savolainen has extensive experience in several management positions in paper mill projects, and as a consultant in project and site management, contract management, procurement, manufacturing, and quality control. For the past five years he worked as General Manager at Sammet Dampers (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
Mr. Savolainen has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Helsinki Technical College, focused on manufacturing technology and has worked in China for almost 30 years.
The company’s previous General Manager of Auramarine Asia, Tomi Julin, will return to Finland, and will start a new position at Auramarine Headquarters as Technical Director in the Engineering and Products department, responsible for engineering and design globally as well as for manufacturing in Asia.
Commenting on the appointment, Auramarine CEO John Bergman says: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Arto Savolainen onboard and we are confident that his excellent experience both from the manufacturing industry and the local operations will be an important asset in leading Auramarine Asia’s growth and development.”
Arto Savolainen comments: “I am proud and happy to undertake this challenge to help Auramarine Asia in its continued development journey in China. And of course, I feel fortunate to start my journey at a newly opened factory. “