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 an Ostrobothnian family-owned company which manufactures and markets abrasives and water traps as well as offers freight forwarding and logistics services. It operates as three divisions. Mirka is specialized in abrasives, KWH Logistics offers logistic services and KWH Invest consist of strategic holdings and Prevex that manufactures water traps.