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Logset appoints new CEO


April 17, 2019
By Logset Oy

BSc Tommi Ekman, 44, has been appointed Logset Oy´s CEO and will start in his new position in late 2019. Ekman comes to Logset from John Deere Forestry Oy, where he has worked as General Manager, Marketing and Order Fulfillment. Ekman has 19 years of experience from different demanding tasks within the global forest machine industry and he has worked several years for John Deere and Waratah Forestry Attachment.

“I’ve been following the good development of Logset for a while. When they contacted me, I didn’t hesitate to seize the opportunity. Logset’s leadership in hybrid technology, its investments in distribution, and its modern, high-end products convinced me that the company can reach its growth goals. I want to contribute to the growth process with my own experience and energy,” said Ekman.

“With Tommi Ekman, we will have a real forest machine man in the company management. The Board of Directors was convinced by his solid experience of different demanding tasks in the industry. Tommi can increase our competence and expertise in all our business areas and operations, and his positive energy makes him easy to follow as a leader,” said Chairman of the Board Tapio Nikkanen.