Gerben van den Berg appointed new Kemppi Vice President Markets

Mr. Gerben van den Berg (47) has been appointed Vice President, Markets, Kemppi Oy as of March 1, 2021. In his position he will lead Kemppi global sales organization from the Netherlands. Mr. Hannu Jokela, the current Vice President, Markets, will continue working within Kemppi Oy in the role of Director, Market Development, as of March 1, 2021.

Mr. van den Berg has extensive work experience within international sales, sales channel and business management. He joins Kemppi from Dyson EMEA BtoB sales organization where he has worked as General Manager Europe, Middle East and Africa. Van den Berg has degrees in Business Management and Civil Engineering.

"I am pleased to welcome Gerben van den Berg to Kemppi. I am also happy that Hannu Jokela and Gerben van den Berg will manage a smooth transition process by working together”, states Ville Vuori, CEO, Kemppi Oy.

"I've heard great Kemppi success stories and the strategic direction inspires me. I’m honored to be part of Kemppi, and I feel it isn’t just about joining a company that has an iconic brand and portfolio, but also about being associated with a unique corporate history and story. I look forward to leading the sales organization to reach its targets”, van den Berg says and continues: "I´m also glad to be able to work closely with my predecessor Mr. Jokela who will continue his outstanding career at Kemppi Markets organization".

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