Arto Savolainen appointed as general manager at Auramarine Asia


Auramarine announces the appointment of Arto Savolainen (62) as new General Manager of Auramarine Asia Ltd. Effective April 1, he is responsible for overseeing the operations and financial performance of Auramarine Asia.

Mr. Savolainen has extensive experience in several management positions in paper mill projects, and as a consultant in project and site management, contract management, procurement, manufacturing, and quality control. For the past five years he has worked as General Manager at Sammet Dampers (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. Mr. Savolainen has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Helsinki Technical College, focused on manufacturing technology and has worked in China for almost 30 years.

The company’s previous General Manager of Auramarine Asia, Tomi Julin, will return to Finland, and will start a new position at Auramarine Headquarters as Technical Director in the Engineering and Products department, responsible for engineering and design globally as well as for manufacturing in Asia.

Commenting on the appointment, Auramarine CEO John Bergman says: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Arto Savolainen onboard and we are confident that his excellent experience both from the manufacturing industry and the local operations will be an important asset in leading Auramarine Asia’s growth and development.”

Arto Savolainen comments: “I am proud and happy to undertake this challenge to help Auramarine Asia in its continued development journey in China. And of course, I feel fortunate to start my journey at a newly opened factory.”