Mr. Matikainen assumes this role from Mrs. Anne Hanka, who is retiring September 1st, 2020 after a 40-year career at T-DRILL.
Mr. Jouni Matikainen has a strong background in international sales and leadership positions – most recently during 3 years at T-DRILL’s Sales Director. Before that, he worked for 11 years as the Managing Director of Epec Oy, and 10 years at ABB in Sales and Marketing Management positions.
The CEO of Leinolat Group and T-DRILL’s Chairman of the Board, Mr. Lars-Erik Schöring is commenting the announcement: “I would like to congratulate Mr. Matikainen and wish him all the success as he embarks on this important and challenging task. I am very happy, that we were able to choose a new Managing Director from within the company, being already familiar with T-DRILL.
In fact, I am convinced that T-DRILL Oy’s development and growth will continue under the leadership of Jouni, and that T-DRILL is also in the future the world’s leading provider of tube fabrication machines and solutions.”
Mr. Schöring continues: “Mrs. Anne Hanka can be very proud and happy about what she has accomplished together with T-DRILL’s employees and representatives under her 9 years as T-DRILL’s Managing Director. I would like to thank Anne for how she has lead T-DRILL to this point where we are today:
The newly appointed Managing Director, Mr. Matikainen proudly comments: “The T-DRILL is in good condition and the beginning of the year was good, so we can be confident also about the future even though the near future is full of uncertainty.
Together – we succeed.”