Jyri Kylä-Kaila Appointed Managing Director Of Epec Oy

Jyri Kylä-Kaila (39) has been appointed managing director of Epec Oy, a subsidiary of Ponsse, starting from 1 January 2019. Kylä-Kaila will report to Ponsse Plc’s President and CEO Juho Nummela, and he will be located in Seinäjoki.

Jyri Kylä-Kaila will transfer to his new position from Valmet Automotive where he has worked in various research and development, sales and marketing tasks since 2011. Kylä-Kaila will transfer to Epec Oy from the position of director of electric powertrains at Valmet Automotive. Kylä-Kaila has studied master’s degree in industrial engineering.

Teemu Raitis, Epec’s current managing director, will leave the company on 30 November 2018. Petri Härkönen, Ponsse Plc’s CFO, will be the acting managing director of Epec Oy during December 2018.

Epec Oy is Ponsse Group’s subsidiary located in Seinäjoki, Finland. It designs and manufactures control systems for mobile work machines, electronics and software for demanding conditions. Epec Oy was founded in 1978, and it has been the manufacturer of PONSSE information system products since 2004.

Juho Nummela, President and CEO, Ponsse Plc, tel. +358 400 495 690

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Photo: Jyri Kylä-Kaila (39) has been appointed managing director of Epec Oy.