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New managing director for Ponsse AS

The managing director of Ponsse AS, Ponsse’s subsidiary in Norway, is to change. Sigurd Skotte, who has held the position since 2011, will transfer to parent company Ponsse Plc starting from 1 October 2019, where he will work in the development of global sales. Carl-Henrik Hammar, managing director of Ponsse’s subsidiary in Sweden, will be appointed managing director of Ponsse AS. Hammar will also continue as the managing director of Ponsse AB.  

“Both of these appointments support our investments in the continuous development of our international network. Sigurd Skotte has a strong vision for the customer-driven development of sales and maintenance services, and Carl-Henrik Hammar’s role in leading our two Nordic subsidiaries helps these companies to work closer together. Both companies will continue as independent entities, while their functions will be developed side-by-side, and they will be engaged in closer cooperation”, says Jarmo Vidgrén, sales and marketing director at Ponsse Plc. 

Carl-Henrik Hammar started his career at Ponsse in 2015. He will continue to work in Surahammar, Sweden, and report to Jarmo Vidgrén, Ponsse Plc’s sales and marketing director. 

The head office of Ponsse AS, established in 1998, is located in Kongsvinger, Norway. Ponsse AB’s head office is located in Surahammar, and the company is responsible for Swedish markets and Ponsse’s operations in Denmark. The company was established in 1994. 

Vieremä, 18 September 2019 

PONSSE PLC 

Jarmo Vidgrén
Sales and Marketing Director
 

FURTHER INFORMATION
Jarmo Vidgrén, sales and marketing director, Ponsse Plc, tel. +358 40 519 1486
 

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Ponsse Plc specialises in the sale, production, maintenance and technology of cut-to-length method forest machines, and is driven by a genuine interest in its customers and their business operations. Ponsse develops and manufactures sustainable and innovative harvesting solutions based on customer needs.

The company was established by forest machine entrepreneur Einari Vidgrén in 1970, and has been a leader in timber harvesting solutions based on the cut-to-length method ever since. Ponsse is headquartered in Vieremä, Finland. The company’s shares are quoted on the Nordic list of the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange.