Minna Aila has been appointed executive vice president, marketing and corporate affairs and member of the Group executive board at Konecranes, a Finnish company, headquartered in Hyvinkää, which specialises in the manufacture and service of cranes and lifting equipment.
In her role she will be responsible for marketing, communications, corporate responsibility, government relations and safety. She will report to Panu Routila, President and CEO.
Aila joins Konecranes from Nokia, where she has served as vice president, corporate affairs since 2015. Prior to joining Nokia, she held various senior management positions in marketing, communications and corporate affairs at Outotec, Federation of Finnish Financial Services and Elcoteq SE. She has a Master of Laws degree.
Mikael Wegmüller, currently vice president, marketing and communications, will assume new responsibilities within the company as managing director Konecranes France.
Aila will start in her new position on September 1, 2018. Consequently, the Group Executive Board will grow by one member.