Posted on May 8, 2023
Wärtsilä appoints Anders Lindberg as President, Energy, Executive Vice President and a member of the Wärtsilä Board of Management
Wärtsilä has appointed Anders Lindberg (57), M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, MBA, as President, Energy, Executive Vice President, and member of Board of Management. Mr Lindberg will commence in his role on June 1, 2023 and he will report to Wärtsilä’s President & CEO Håkan Agnevall. Mr Lindberg will succeed Sushil Purohit, who left Wärtsilä in November as he assumed a key position outside Wärtsilä.
Mr Lindberg has extensive experience in leading international project businesses in the energy and rail industries. He joins Wärtsilä from Dellner Couplers AB, where he has been President & CEO. Prior to that Mr Lindberg was the Executive President EPC and QHSE in Ørsted and also held several international managerial positions in Bombardier Transportation, gaining valuable experience in project sales, project management, production, research and development as well as life cycle services.
“Anders Lindberg is a very solid leader, with a strong track record of developing organisations and businesses. He brings senior experience from several industrial companies and from leading international project businesses. Anders has the skills and experience to take our energy business to the next level and I am very happy to welcome him to Wärtsilä and our journey to shape the decarbonisation of marine and energy”, says Håkan Agnevall, President & CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation.
“I’m excited to join Wärtsilä, which has leading technologies for the energy sector and a unique position support its customers in decarbonisation. Together with my colleagues, we will deliver power to the world in a sustainable way and drive profitable growth”, says Anders Lindberg.
Wärtsilä in brief
Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,500 professionals in more than 240 locations in 79 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2022, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.