Interim change in the KONE Executive Board

Stock Exchange Release Published 21/10/2022

KONE Corporation, stock exchange release, October 21, 2022 at 9.30 a.m. EEST  

Interim change in the KONE Executive Board  

Karla Lindahl, Executive Vice President for the South Europe and Mediterranean region will be on maternity leave as of December 2022, returning to her position during the summer of 2023. Ilkka Hara, Chief Financial Officer, has been named interim leader for the South Europe and Mediterranean region in addition to his current role.   

"I am very happy for Karla on her upcoming family event. Since starting as head of South Europe and Mediterranean, she has focused on empowering the team for improved performance. I am confident that during Karla's absence, Ilkka, together with the South Europe and Mediterranean team, will continue driving the good progress we have seen in the region. I look forward to welcoming Karla back next summer," says Henrik Ehrnrooth, President and CEO of KONE.  

For more information, please contact:  
Susanne Skippari, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, KONE Corporation, tel. +358 20 475 4524  


KONE Corporation  

Henrik Ehrnrooth  
President and CEO  

Susanne Skippari  
Executive Vice President, Human Resources  
About KONE  
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2021, KONE had annual sales of EUR 10.5 billion, and at the end of the year over 60,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland. 

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