Rinne moves to her new duties from the position of director, human resources at business area service. Rinne has worked for the company since 1986, during 1986-1997 with different duties in finance and since 1997 in human resources, first in standard lifting and since 2004 in service.

Group president and CEO Pekka Lundmark said: “Jaana Rinne’s extensive experience of our organisation and strong track record in her previous duties provide her with outstanding potential for developing our personnel.”

Peggy Hansson, director, competence development and member of the group executive board, has informed the company that she will leave her position in February 2008.