From January 7, 2020, Johan Backas appointed as director of the Turku Repair Yard.
Johan Backas has a Masters Science in Naval Architecture. He has held several management positions: VP production at Helsinki Shipyard and Sales, Head of Services Business in Norway, Head of Global Indirect Purchasing at Wärtsilä Corporation.
Johan is a Director with a solid marine background and extensive experience; following will ensure the success of the yard, employee and customer satisfaction.
In his new position, Mr. Backas will be focused on leading Turku Repair Yard’s growth in the region, with particular attention to the industry’s increasing demand of green solutions.