Finnish azimuth propulsion expert, Steerprop Oy said it has merged sales and project management by appointing Juho Rekola as the company’s new director for sales and project management effective 1 June 2020
Mr Rekola has been with Steerprop since 2017. He previously worked at Alfa Laval in various positions and was involved in international projects and R&D. His work in customer projects for both companies developing ideas for better performance and economical vessel operations was behind the appointment.
Steerprop chief executive Riku-Pekka Hägg said “One of Steerprop’s founding principles is to be the best in what we do. Not only in our products but our delivery and aftercare. With Mr Rekola’s appointment we are strengthening Steerprop’s commitment to our customers.”
Regarding his appointment Mr Rekola said “Shipowners and designers are facing new challenges with tightening legislation and requirements for ship efficiency and emissions regulations. This position offers me the opportunity to bring a new perspective to Steerprop and marine propulsion systems and really demonstrate how at Steerprop we can overcome these challenges through our expertise.”
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