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Cargotec splits Kalmar into three segments

Cargotec will reorganise Kalmar into three strategic business units: mobile solutions, automation solutions and Navis as of April 1, 2019.

Stefan Lampa has been appointed president of Kalmar Mobile Solutions and a member of the Cargotec executive board.

Antti Kaunonen, currently president of Kalmar, has been appointed president of Kalmar Automation Solutions while he will continue as a member of the executive board.

Benoit de la Tour will continue in his current role as president of Navis and the three segment presidents will report to Cargotec’s CEO Mika Vehviläinen.

Vehviläinen stated: “The changes announced today form an important step in our ambition to transform Cargotec from a good to a great company.

“The new Kalmar organisation will help us focus on the growth opportunities in port automation business as well as drive profitable growth and customer centricity through solution sales and world class supply chain in Kalmar Mobile Solutions.”

He added: “Our structure supports our strategy, and the new organisation will further enhance our strategy execution.”