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.
Laxåback will continue Uusi-Pohjola’s good work. He has been appointed Head of Division of KWH Logistics and CEO of Oy Backman-Trummer Ab as well as a member of the KWH Group Management. The appointment becomes effective as of 1.3.2021.
Joakim Laxåback has been working for the Group since 2002 and most recently as the Managing Director for the companies Rauanheimo, Adolf Lahti, Otto Rodén and Jalander. Joakim will leave the position as Managing Director for these companies during Spring 2021. The recruitment process for finding his successors has been initiated.
KWH Logistics belongs to the KWH Group and is one of our three divisions. KWH Logistics is one of the leading and fastest growing providers of logistics services in Finland, providing services to their customers within four areas of business consisting of 10 specialized companies. The business areas are Port Logistics, Industrial Services, Freight Forwarding and Cold Storage.