RMC appoints Ville Laaksonen as Chief Operating Officer

1.2.2021 Media releases

Rauma Marine Constructions has appointed Ville Laaksonen as Chief Operating Officer. Laaksonen succeeds Timo Suistio, who will focus on his role as RMC’s Executive Vice President.

RMC has appointed Ville Laaksonen, B.Eng (Tech) as the company’s Chief Operating Officer as of 1 February 2021. Laaksonen, 38, will also join RMC’s Management Team, where he will be responsible for production.

Laaksonen worked previously at Meyer Turku Oy, where he acted as Head of Outfitting and was also a member of the shipyard’s Management Team.

“Despite the coronavirus pandemic, RMC has grown in 2020 and reached the highest revenue in the history of the Rauma shipyard. I’m happy to see Ville Laaksonen join our growth story. Strengthening our management with dynamic leaders like Ville is a signal of a new generation of shipbuilders stepping up and taking the helm”, says Jyrki Heinimaa, CEO and President of RMC.

Timo Suistio, RMC’s COO until now, will continue as RMC’s Executive Vice President. He will have a clearer focus on this role, ensuring the implementation of the company’s growth strategy, developing project management and supporting sales.