Group leadership team

Fortaco Group Leadership Team

Group Leadership Team is responsible for the development of the group and businesses as well as operational activities in accordance with the goals confirmed by the supervisory board. Group Leadership Team meets monthly and if needed, strategic questions and operative business being the focus areas. Performance and business reviews, development projects, and People & HR are the agenda topics. President & CEO is the chairman of Group Leadership Team.

Lars Hellberg

Born 1959, Swedish citizen
B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering
President & CEO since 2013
Group Leadership Team Member since 2013

LMNC Invest AB, Owner since 2023
SinterCast AB, Board Member, 2018-2020
Walki Oy, Board Member, 2013-2019
GLG, Council Member since 2013
abLH, Owner since 2013
Komas Oy, Board Member, 2011-2019
Wärtsilä Oyj, President, PowerTech division, Board of Management Member, 2004-2013

Kimmo Raunio

Born 1985, Finnish citizen
M. Sc. in Technology
Deputy to President & CEO since 2023
Group Leadership Team Member since 2016

Senior Vice President & CFO 2016 – 2023
Fortaco Group Oy, Group Business Controller 2012 – 2016
HLP Corporate Finance Oy, Associate, 2010 – 2012

Agnieszka Koziara

Born 1981, Polish citizen
Master in Human Resouce Management
Senior Vice President, People & HR since 2019
Group Leadership Team Member since 2018

Fortaco Group Oy, HR Director, 2018-2019
Fortaco Group Oy, HR Manager, 2014-2018
Ruukki Polska Sp. z o.o., HR Specialist, 2007-2014

Krzysztof Michel

Born 1975, Polish citizen
MA in International Business
Executive MBA, MCIPS
Senior Vice President, Sourcing & IT since 2016
Group Leadership Team Member since 2015

Fortaco Group Oy, Senior Vice President, Group Sourcing, 2015-2016
Volvo Polska Sp. z o.o. (part of Volvo Bus Corporation), Purchasing Director Europe, 1999-2014

Mikael Persson

Born 1961, Swedish citizen
M. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering
Senior Vice President, Customer & Business Development since 2022
Group Leadership Team Member since 2022

Dafo Vehicle Fire Suppression AB, 2019- 2022

Rafal Sornek

Born 1972, Polish citizen
Ph. D. University of Tokyo
Executive MBA, Aalto University
Senior Vice President, Zero Emission Solutions since 2023
Group Leadership Team Member since 2018

Fortaco Group Oy, Senior Vice President Technology, 2018-2023
HIAB Cargotec, Vice President R&D, 2010-2018