Suominen Nonwovens appointed Tommi Saarela its new sales director effective December 2008. Mr. Saarela previously worked at Nokia Corporation as head of go-to-market business development. Prior to that, he held various senior management positions at Nokia Corporation. Mr. Saarela reports to Paul-Erik Toivo, vice president and general manager of Suominen Wipes and Nonwovens, and is operating from Nakkila, Finland.
"As this appointment was made to strengthen Suominen's sales organization, our target is to enhance and develop Suominen's sales processes utilizing best practices," Mr. Saarela said.