Anders Backlund has been appointed general manager of Høglund Marine Solutions’ business in Finland
This appointment comes as the automation, gas and system integration specialist opens a new office in Helsinki to strengthen relationships throughout the Baltic.
Mr Backlund has 30 years of experience in the marine technology industry, working for three years as senior principal and business development manager for global ship design and engineering service provider Hebert Engineering Corp.
Previously, he held sales and managerial positions at Rolls Royce Marine, where he was responsible for sales and customer relations throughout the Scandinavian and Baltic region.
Mr Backlund started his career as a naval architect and marine engineer with Kværner.