SOURCE: Neste Oil Oyj

December 15, 2009 02:33 ET

Jarmo Suominen appointed Neste Jacobs' new Managing Director

ESPOO, FINLAND--(Marketwire - December 15, 2009) - Mr Jarmo Suominen, BSc (Eng.), 50, has been appointed Neste Jacobs' new President. He will take this position as soon as possible but the exact starting date is still open.

Jarmo Suominen comes to Neste Jacobs from Pöyry Industry Oy, where he has been President of Chemical Process Industry business area since 2007. He has served previously as Vice President in Pöyry Forest Industry business group in charge of Project Management services. Prior to that Mr Suominen held several senior management positions in different companies both in Finland and internationally.

"Jarmo Suominen's wide-ranging business experience, including 12 years in the Middle East, makes him an excellent choice for leading Neste Jacobs as it will continue to move ahead with its new strategy. His strong international background and experience in engineering and project management provide an excellent basis for success," says Lars Peter Lindfors, Senior Vice President, Technology and Strategy.

"I'm also more than happy that the current acting Managing Director, Mr Tom Främling will continue with us. Under his leadership, Neste Jacobs has gone through substantial change and has taken a major step toward achieving its goal of being a leading provider of engineering, technology and project services."

Lars Peter Lindfors
Board member, Neste Jacobs
Senior Vice President, Technology and Strategy, Neste Oil

Neste Jacobs in brief

Neste Jacobs is the leading provider of engineering services for chemical industry in the Nordic region. Neste Oil owns 60% of the company and Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc of the US, 40%. Neste Jacobs employs around 700 people.

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