Peikko Group has appointed Ján Bujňák to the new position of Vice President, Product Development, Connections and as a member of the Management Team. The appointment is part of a large organizational change, where the former Research and Development function has been divided into two product development teams: Precast and Cast-in-Situ connections and DELTABEAM®. The latter team is run by Taru Leinonen. The aim of the change is to speed up the product development processes and improve Peikko’s product portfolio.
Ján Bujňák has worked on Peikko’s research and development tasks since 2007. Prior joining Peikko, he completed his Ph.D. in the numerical modelling of steel concrete composite beams at Polytech Clermont Ferrand in France.
The other members of Peikko Group’s Management Team are
- Kjell-Ole Gjestemoen, Vice President, Human Resources
- Taru Leinonen, Vice President, Product Development, DELTABEAM®
- Kim Salvén, Vice President, Sales & Marketing
- Andrius Surantas, Vice President, Operations
- Jukka Turva, CFO.
The Management Team is chaired by Topi Paananen, the CEO of Peikko Group Corporation.
“I am pleased to face new challenges at Peikko. The current organizational changes offer good possibilities for improving the time to market, as well as the quality of the new products and product modifications”, comments Ján Bujňák.
"Peikko’s recent growth has been based to a large extent on geographical expansion and market penetration. We believe that the changes we have implemented will also yield visible improvements and additions to our product portfolio this year already, both in Connections and DELTABEAM®”, states Topi Paananen.
Topi Paananen, CEO, Peikko Group Corporation,
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Peikko Group in brief: Peikko Group Corporation is a leading global supplier of slim floor structures and connection technology for precast and cast-in-situ applications. Peikko’s innovative solutions offer a faster, safer, and more efficient way to design and build. Peikko has sales offices in over 30 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and North America, with certified manufacturing operations in eight countries. Peikko generated a turnover of EUR 225 million in 2018. Peikko is a family-owned and managed company that employs over 1,800 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com.