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Morten Ørnstrand-Søborg and Paul Rehn to join Peikko Group’s Board of Directors

Peikko Group, a leading global supplier of concrete connections and composite structures, has appointed two new non-executive members to the Board of Directors: Morten Ørnstrand-Søborg of Knauf Group and Paul Rehn of StruSoft AB. The new members were elected by the Annual General Meeting of Peikko Group, and their term has started on 1 December 2018.

Morten Ørnstrand-Søborg is currently the Managing Director of Knauf Denmark, an entity belonging to Knauf Group, a family-owned global leader in gypsum-based products and systems, headquartered in Germany with a turnover exceeding EUR 7 billion. Morten has a solid construction material industry expertise from various positions. 

Paul Rehn is the founder and president of StruSoft AB, an innovative Swedish software company specializing in structural analysis and design software. The company currently operates in 8 countries, with customers in more than 20 countries.

Jussi Vanhanen, CEO of Vexve Oy, continues as Chairman of the Board of Directors. The other Board members are Kasper Guldager Jensen, Senior Partner of the architect office 3XN; Philipp Jost, Head of Corporate HR at Sika Group; and Elmar Paananen, CEO of Troll Capital Oy. At the same time, after many successful years, Frederick Knauf and Stefan Nyström will leave their position as members of the Board.

“I am very thankful for the great contribution that both Frederick Knauf and Stefan Nyström have given to Peikko, and to me personally, during the past years. It is also a great pleasure to welcome Morten Ørnstrand-Søborg and Paul Rehn to join our team, to further guide Peikko’s interesting growth journey in the coming years,” says Topi Paananen, CEO of Peikko Group Corporation.

Further information:

Topi Paananen, CEO, Peikko Group Corporation
mobile: +358 50 384 3001, email: topi.paananen@peikko.com 

Jussi Vanhanen, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Peikko Group Corporation
mobile: +358 40 567 2458, email: jussi.vanhanen@vexve.com   

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Peikko Group in brief:
Peikko Group Corporation is a leading global supplier of slim floor structures and connection technology for precast and cast-in-situ applications. Peikko’s innovative solutions offer a faster, safer, and more efficient way to design and build. Peikko has sales offices in over 30 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, with certified manufacturing operations in 7 countries. Peikko’s turnover in 2017 was EUR 188 million. Peikko is a family-owned and run company that employs over 1,800 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com.