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Changes in Ponsse's regional director organisation


Tarmo Saks (43) has been appointed to lead Ponsse Plc’s Eastern Europe sales area from the beginning of 2019 onwards. Jussi Hentunen, who was previously in charge of the sales area, will continue as the product manager responsible for Ponsse Plc’s used machine business. Jussi Hentunen reports to sales and marketing director Jarmo Vidgrén.

Tarmo Saks will be responsible for developing the sales and services of PONSSE forest machines in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia in cooperation with local retailers. Tarmo Saks will work in Tartu, Estonia, and he will report to Marko Mattila, the director responsible for the operations of Ponsse’s retail network.

Tarmo Saks will transfer to his new job from the position of sales and product manager at Konekesko Eesti AS, in which he has worked since 2010, being responsible for the sales of PONSSE forest machines in Estonia. Tarmo Saks has graduated as Bachelor at the Tallinn University of Technology, with international business as his major subject.

Vieremä, December 4, 2018


Jarmo Vidgrén
Sales and Marketing Director

Jarmo Vidgrén, Sales and Marketing Director, Ponsse Plc, tel. +358 40 519 1486

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Ponsse Plc specialises in the sale, production, maintenance and technology of cut-to-length method
forest machines and is driven by genuine interest in its customers and their business operations. Ponsse develops and manufactures sustainable and innovative harvesting solutions based on
customers' needs.

The company was established by forest machine entrepreneur Einari Vidgrén in 1970, and it has been a leader in timber harvesting solutions based on the cut-to-length method ever since. Ponsse is headquartered in Vieremä, Finland. The company’s shares are quoted on the Nordic list of the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange.