Paolo Tonon appointed Vice President, Research &
Development in Wärtsilä
Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 21 June 2012 at 10.00
Paolo Tonon, MSc (Eng), (42) has been appointed Vice
President, R&D of Wärtsilä Industrial Operations as of 1
June 2012. Mr Tonon will be responsible for the Research
and Development of Wärtsilä products.
Mr Tonon, who joined Wärtsilä in 1998, has successfully
held several leading strategic, operational and technology
positions. Prior to this current appointment he has, since
2009, been Vice President, Product Centre Automation, based
in Norway, with responsibility for overall development and
production of the Wärtsilä electrical & automation
Tonon is a member of the Wärtsilä Industrial Operations
management team and reports to Lars Hellberg, Group Vice
President, Wärtsilä Industrial Operations.
Photo of Paolo Tonon
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Mr Atte Palomäki
Group Vice President, Communications & Branding
Tel. +358 40 5476390
Wärtsilä in brief
Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power
solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising
technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä
maximises the environmental and economic performance of the
vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2011,
Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.2 billion with
approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations
in nearly 170 locations in 70 countries around the world.
Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland.