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Outokumpu Appoints New Americas President

6/9/2021 - The acting president of Outokumpu’s North and South American business unit has been given the job on a permanent basis.

In an announcement Tuesday, Outokumpu said Tamara Weinert will take over as president immediately. She succeeds Olli-Matti Saksi, who has resigned from the position and will continue his career outside the company. He was named president in May 2019.

“I’m delighted for the appointment of Tamara Weinert as I have learned to know her as a highly commercially minded and execution-oriented professional who has been successfully implementing the turnaround of the business area. At the same time, she is an insightful and engaging leader who will systematically develop the business area to reach its full potential,” said
Outokumpu president and chief executive Heikki Malinen.

Outokumpu’s Americas operations include a fully integrated mill in Calvert, Ala., USA, a stainless steel finishing mill in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, and a service center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.