31 October 2016, 12:28
Mr. David (Dave) King
(B.Sc. (Eng)) has been appointed Area President of Valmet's North America area as of 15 November, 2016. He will be a member of Valmet's Executive Team and report to President and CEO Pasi Laine.
David King is currently employed at Valmet as Senior Vice President, Pulp and Energy, North America. During his career David has gained vast leadership experience in several management positions covering services, sales and business development in Valmet, Metso and ABB. He has gained extensive experience in the power generation industry, in customer relationship management and in team leadership.
Mr. William (Bill) Bohn,
the current Area President, North-America has decided to retire in March, 2017.
"It is a pleasure to welcome Dave King to our Executive Team to develop Valmet's North America operations and customer relations further. Dave is known for his ability to bring out the best in people, and for his result and target oriented way of working. With these characteristics, I believe he is in excellent position to strengthen our North American business even further. I also want to thank Bill Bohn for his long and successful career at Valmet and for his strong dedication to the company's success. We wish Bill all the best for his well-earned retirement," says Pasi Laine, President and CEO of Valmet.