Riku Kytömäki has started as the CEO of Betolar Plc. Kytömäki transfers to Betolar from Exel Composites Plc. where he was leading the company for almost 9 years. Before that he has held several international leadership positions at ABB.
Kytömäki also holds several board positions in international companies and organisations such as Teknikum Group Ltd. He has an extensive international management experience especially from Asian markets where Betolar has expanded during the last year.
“We are very happy to welcome Riku Kytömäki to lead Betolar and take the next steps in the growth plans of the company. We especially appreciate his international management experience. I want to also thank Matti Löppönen for his contribution to the company,” says Tero Ojanperä, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Betolar Plc.
Riku Kytömäki will start his career at Betolar in Finland by visiting the company’s headquarters and domicile in Kannonkoski where the company’s laboratory and R&D and innovation unit is located. At the same time, he will meet local personnel and familiarise with the company’s material technology in a practical manner. On 4 November he will continue familiarising with the company and the expertise of the personnel in the company’s new office at Espoo where the company’ R&D unit is located.
“I am really excited to start working with Betolar’s team and to implement the strategy together. Betolar is in an interesting phase now and there is a great potential for this fantastic Finnish innovation; Geoprime solution in the global low carbon construction,” says Riku Kytömäki, CEO of Betolar Plc.