WOIMA Press Release 28 June 2019
WOIMA Finland Oy is delighted to announce the appointment of two new Board members. Stefan Damlin and Ralf Lindbäck will join the Board of Directors on 1 July 2019.
The new Board members bring a wealth of experience in the areas of international project and power generation business, strategy, innovation and international law.
Stefan Damlin is currently working as the CEO of the Vaasan Sähkö electricity utility company. He has 25 years experience from different global leadership positions at Wärtsilä, the global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets.
Most recently he worked as MD for Wärtsilä Finland Oy and managed the global Medium Bore Business Line end-to-end. He has Board experience e.g from ramping up two Joint Venture engine manufacturing companies in China as from the Bank sector as Board Member in Aktia Bank. Stefan will bring vast experience and knowhow on strategy and business development, power projects and international business.
Ralf Lindbäck has successfully followed a career specializing in legal matters relating to complex international transactions in the energy sector. Working with foreign administrations and global clients has further broadened Ralf’s understanding of different legal systems, while also enhancing his reputation and track record in international dispute resolution.
He is a member of FAA (Helsinki), CIArb (London) and the European Advisory Board of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (New York). Ralf brings to WOIMA impressive knowhow of risk management, contracting and governance from the energy sector.
“I am very delighted to see two senior professionals and leaders to join our Board of Directors”, explains WOIMA COB Matti Manner. “Together with Stefan and Ralf, we’ll have a diverse Board that has the skills and experience needed to help WOIMA team to become an internationally recognized operator in the waste-to-value business segment.”
CEO Henri Kinnunen concurs, “Our Board has been a great strategic resource for me and for the organization. I look forward to welcoming and working with our new Board members with their additional experience as we move to expand our international client base and aggressive growth plans into reality”.
For further information, please contact:
Chairman of the Board
+358 400 521 304
WOIMA Finland Oy has its main focus in to developing the waste-to-energy and waste-to-fuel technologies in the small and medium scale range. We will increase economic, environmental and social well-being in emerging countries by delivering best-in-class waste-to-energy solutions and services.
WOIMA, with its vision of decentralized waste management, will not only revolutionize the way waste is handled today, but it will radically and readily improve local quality of life and empower people by utilizing waste as a commodity instead of discarding it as refuse. We will combine the Finnish engineering know-how in waste management with power plant design expertise to produce results that will completely change the competitive landscape in waste management. Our location in Vaasa, Finland, a world-renowned energy cluster capital, grants us access to the brightest minds and most experienced professionals in energy-related project businesses.