Santeri Suoranta has been appointed as the new CEO of Marinetek Group, starting on September 1, 2022.

Santeri brings extensive experience in international project business to further strengthen Marinetek’s expansion as the leading provider of premium marinas and floating solutions across the World. Santeri joins Marinetek from KONE corporation where he recently served in leadership roles in the firm’s Major Projects Division as Head of Service Business, New Equipment Business Director Asia Pacific and Head of Technology.

“We are thrilled to have Santeri join the dynamic Marinetek team”, says Karri Kaitue, Chairman of the Board of Marinetek Group. “Marinetek has a strong heritage in providing floating solutions to leading marinas. With Santeri’s experience and energy, we will be perfectly placed to lead the next stage of Marinetek’s growth.”

“I am impressed by Marinetek’s strong product offering, deep technical know-how and global supply capability”, says Santeri Suoranta. “I am very excited to join the firm and look much forward to making a positive contribution in driving the company’s next wave of growth”.

In the CEO role, Santeri Suoranta succeeds Mika Parviainen, who will retire from Marinetek to pursue new opportunities.

“I would like to thank Mika for steering the company through a turbulent period characterized by the uncertainty caused by COVID-19 pandemic and the geopolitical unrest. With Mika’s leadership, Marinetek has continued its expansion as a global pioneer for demanding marina projects”, says Karri Kaitue.