New President and CEO for the GS-Hydro Group


Thomas Rönnholm has been appointed as President and CEO for GS-Hydro Oy and the GS-Hydro Group as of August 1, 2006.
Thomas Rönnholm is 52 years old and a Finnish citizen.
Thomas has during the last 18 years been working for Kone Corporation, a global supplier of elevators with a turnover of EUR 3 billion. In Kone Thomas has held a number of positions. He has been Executive Vice President for the US-operation, President of the subsidiaries in Denmark and Canada and Managing Director for Finland and Eastern Europe. Thomas has also been responsible for Business Development and Global Marketing in the headquarters of the company.
"Thomas Rönnholm has a long and wide international experience, from a global engineering company. He has been responsible for both local subsidiaries and key global activities. Thomas has therefore a wide experience from which he has a lot to contribute to the development of the GS-Hydro Group", says Anders Lindblad, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Anders Lindblad, Chairman of the Board GS-Hydro Group, +46 70 551 87 72
Leif Johansson, Senior Investment Manager Ratos, +46 70 520 40 25
Anna-Karin Celsing, Head of Corporate Communications Ratos, +46 70 399 62 39