Glaston Appoints Riikka Laitasalo as SVP People and Culture
Glaston, a global leader in glass processing technologies, is delighted to announce the appointment of Riikka Laitasalo as the new Senior Vice President (SVP) for People and Culture. With her extensive experience and expertise in human resources leadership, Riikka will play a pivotal role in shaping Glaston’s organizational culture and fostering a thriving workforce.
A Valuable Addition to the Executive Management Group
Starting from August 1, 2023, Riikka Laitasalo will join Glaston’s Executive Management Group and report directly to President & CEO Anders Dahlblom. Her diverse background and profound knowledge in HR practices make her an excellent fit for this critical position.
Bringing a Wealth of Experience
Prior to joining Glaston, Riikka Laitasalo held the role of HR Director, Integrated Supply Chain at Kalmar, a business area of Cargotec Corporation. She has also gained valuable insights and expertise through various Human Resources positions at Kalmar and KONE Corporation, further solidifying her professional acumen in HR leadership.
A Focus on Company Development and People-Centric Approach
As Glaston continues to expand its operations and prioritize the development of its employees, Riikka Laitasalo’s appointment comes at a crucial time. Her wealth of experience and deep understanding of human resources will be instrumental in driving the company’s growth and fostering a positive and engaging work environment.
Warm Welcome to Riikka Laitasalo
Glaston’s President & CEO, Anders Dahlblom, warmly welcomes Riikka Laitasalo to the team, recognizing the immense value she brings to the company’s people and culture agenda. Together, they aim to further strengthen Glaston’s position as a leading player in the glass processing industry and empower employees to reach their full potential.
Glaston is excited to embark on this new chapter with Riikka Laitasalo, confident that her expertise and leadership will contribute significantly to the company’s ongoing success.
Source: Glaston Corporation with additional information added by Apazone