The current Head of Division of KWH Logistics and CEO of Oy Backman-Trummer Ab, Hannu Uusi-Pohjola, will move forward into retirement as of 1.5.2021. Forestry engineer, MBA Joakim Laxåback has been appointed his successor.
The KWH Group is one of Finland’s Strongest companies according to a credit classification by Suomen Asiakastieto. Therefore, we have been granted the Strongest in Finland Platinum certificate.
Bachelor of Laws Teresa Laine-Puhakainen has been appointed lawyer in the KWH Group’s legal department from August 10, 2020.
The web page Vaasa Insider is publishing book about the KWH Group’s recent history for everybody to read.
The KWH Group is one of the few companies that a financial analytics professional has found to perform better than its peers – for five years in a row!
The KWH Group´s year 2019 was marked by record investments which totaled EUR 135 million. As some of the investments will be completed in 2020, this year’s investments will also be high.
The KWH Group is looking for an in-house lawyer to its headquarters in Vaasa.
Anna Aromäki has been appointed as a hostess in Keppo Mansion in Jepua from September 23rd.
Most companies in Finland do not live to see their fifth birthday, but KWH Groups turns 90 years on August 28, 2019. Behind the success lies the ability to adapt the business to changes in the environment, a combination of ending such activities that no longer work and to invest in new niches with potential.
Linda Sandbacka has been appointed as Accounting Controller since August 19, 2019.
Alma Talent Tietopalvelut (information service) analyses yearly the performance of the Finnish companies based on financial reports. The KWH Group got a rating “excellent” (78/100 points). As a result performer we were the number one in Ostrobothnia.
The number of employees in the KWH Group grew by 269 on average in 2018. At the year-end, the Group had 2,241 employees. The plan is to recruit more than 100 new employees in 2019.