Ilkka Pihlainen (M.Sc., BBA) is appointed to new Managing Director of Ekogen Ltd. beginning August 1st, 2013. He will move from Pöyry Group where his latest duties were responsibility of waste management business in Finland. Earlier at Pöyry his duties involved consultancy, engineering and management of renewable energy projects. Before Pöyry he has been working in Wärtsilä and Lemminkäinen Groups with mostly on bio-, diesel power plant and telecommunications projects in Finland and abroad.
Ilkka comments on his new appointment: “I’m truly excited to take responsibility of steering Ekogen and develop its business towards international market. I strongly believe that Ekogens small scale power plant is an excellent product and my experience with renewable energy, power plants, project management, engineering and international business will benefit Ekogen to become a preferred supplier of decentralized renewable energy solutions.”