Wartsila's Board of Directors has appointed Bjorn Rosengren as the new President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation. He will assume the position on 1 September 2011, succeeding Ole Johansson, who will retire.
Currently Rosengren works as Senior Executive Vice President Atlas Copco AB and as Business Area President for Atlas Copco Construction and Mining Technique, and is based in Shanghai, China.
Rosengren has held several management positions in the Swedish industrial group Atlas Copco since 1998. Prior to that, he led the hydraulic company Nordhydraulic, Nordwin AB, and worked for the welding company Esab Group.