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EVAC APPOINTS LEADER FOR NEW MARINE AND OFFSHORE BUSINESS AREA

EVAC APPOINTS LEADER FOR NEW MARINE AND OFFSHORE BUSINESS AREA

Monday, November 1, 2021 

Bjrn Ullbro has been appointed President, Marine and Offshore business area at Evac Group, having previous worked for Wrtsil, in multiple roles over the past 13 years, most recently as VP energy business in Africa and Europe.

Evac president and CEO Tapio Kolunsarka said: “I am excited to welcome Björn to Evac. He is a respected people leader with deep sales, strategy and business development experience in complex project and service businesses. As market activity and interest towards our sustainable solutions are accelerating, we want to ensure that our commercial leadership, structures and processes are fit for our growth ambitions.”

Ullbro said: “During the discussions with the leaders and owners of Evac, I grew more and more impressed and energised by the vision, the ambition and the focus Evac has. Our customers are not past the pandemic troubles yet, but the trendlines of increased transparency, a step up in sustainability, and a call for industry leadership are not going away – and Evac has amazing potential to win big. I am humbled and honoured to join Evac at this important time.”

The new Marine and Offshore business area comprises all Evac technologies for marine and offshore customers. As part of the change, the former President of the Marine and Offshore business area, Tomas Michelsson, has decided to pursue new opportunities. The former President of the Corrosion Protection business area, Chris Bell, will report to Ullbro.

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