MrJyrki Laurikainenhas been appointed Facility Director in Wärtsilä Corporation as of March 1, 2011. Mr Laurikainen will report to Raimo Lind, Executive Vice President & CFO.
Jyrki Laurikainen is responsible for Wärtsilä´s real estate activities globally, improving efficiency and developing new standards and ways of working in Real Estate operations.
During the past eight years Jyrki Laurikainen has been working in Hewlett Packard. He started his career in HP by managing the real estate and work place services in Finland and the Baltic countries. Later he was focusing on strategic planning and management of HP´s real estate portfolio in 12 countries in Central and Northern Europe. In his latest position he was responsible for construction services in Europe, Middle-East and Africa. “Jyrki Laurikainen has extensive experience on centralized real estate activities and I am very happy to welcome him to lead Wärtsilä´s real estate activities”, saysRaimo Lind