Kempower Companycompany press release, August 2, 2022at 9:30 a.m. EEST
Kempower named Juha Pekka Suomela as Chief Service Business Officer and member of the company’s management team. He will debut as September 2022 and will be based at Finland.
Juha Pekka Suomela is a Finnish citizen, and he joins Kempower from the position of director, Global Centers of Excellence at Danfoss Drives. Danfoss Drives is a world leader in AC/DC and DC/DC power conversion and variable speed control for electric motors. At Danfoss Drives, Suomela was responsible for developing the Center of Excellence’s global solution support network, focusing on supporting the tender phase of the project and managing customer opportunities. Before that, Juha Pekka Suomela has held several global operational and executive positions in sales, services and solutions at Danfoss and Vacon Plc.
“The electric vehicle charging experience and successful charging sessions are among Kempower’s most important KPIs and vital factors in executing the company’s growth strategy. We deliver chargers to all continents of the globe and to Europe we have a strong presence in many countries. With the increasing number of fast charging sessions with Kempower chargers, it is very important that the service meets our high user experience requirements. I am delighted to appoint Juha-Pekka as Kempower’s Chief Service Business Officer. His experience at Danfoss and vacon will allow us to take Kempower’s service business to the next level and continue the great work our team has done so far,” says Kempower CEO Tomi Ristimaki.
Members of the Kempower management team at September 1, 2022:
Chief executive officer Tomi Ristimaki
Financial director Jukka Kainulainen
CEO Sanna Otava
Sales manager Tommi Liuska
chief technology officer Mikko Veikkolainen
Marketing Director Jussi Vanhanen
Service business manager Juha Pekka Suomela
Director, Communications Paula Savonen – member of the extended management team
Chief Engineer Petri Korhonen – member of the extended management team
Tomi Ristimäki, CEO, Kempower
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Paula Savonendirector, communications, Kempower
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Kempower designs and manufactures DC fast charging solutions for electric vehicles and machines. We are a team of electric vehicle enthusiasts with a deep understanding of the charging market and a hands-on mentality. Our product development and production are rooted in Finland, with a majority of our locally sourced materials and components. We focus on all areas of transportation, from personal cars and utility vehicles to mining equipment, boats and powersports. With 70 years of Kemppi Group experience in perfecting DC power supplies, we set the bar high when it comes to user experience engineering and design. Kempower is listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market Finland. www.kempower.com
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