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Lauri Leskinen appointed as CEO of Econet group

Lauri Leskinen (born 1967, Executive MBA) has been appointed as the new CEO of Econet Group starting from 1.2.2019. Matti Leppäniemi, who has been the CEO of Econet Group since the foundation of Econet group in 2002, becomes the chairman of the board of directors.

Before Econet Group, Lauri Leskinen was the CEO of Bauer Watertechology Ltd. and Bauer Solutions Ltd. Bauer companies offer water treatment solutions and chemical free water treatment systems for real estates and industries. Before Bauer companies, Leskinen was the senior vice president of Are Ltd and the managing director of OOO Are. He has diverse and long experience in business leading, especially in international markets.

- The appointment is the result of succession planning. Leskinen was the best choice to continue as the CEO of Econet group, thanks to his diverse working career and international experiences. It has been an honor to to develop Econet group with skillful staff. I believe that Leskinen will raise Econet group to the next decade and whole new lever, says the founder of Econet group Matti Leppäniemi.

- I am excited about starting to work at Econet group. International business is my core competence and Econet group has potential to grow especially in international markets. Clean water is more and more important in the future, and as water experts, we have great opportunities ahead of us, says the new CEO of the group Lauri Leskinen.

Further information for the media:

Matti Leppäniemi, Econet Ltd., tel.+358 (0)40 553 3001, matti.leppaniemi(at)econetgroup.fi

Lauri Leskinen, Econet Ltd., tel.+358 (0)44 724 5639, lauri.leskinen(at)econetgroup.fi

Econet Group is a water and environment technology service company. The Group includes Econet Ltd, Dewaco Ltd and Oy Slamex Ab. Helsinki-based Econet designs and offers solutions for clean water and environment globally. Laitila-based Dewaco, in turn, is specialised in sludge thickening, dewatering and sludge removal. Lahti-based Slamex designs and manufactures equipment for treatment of water and wastewater. The Group’s turnover amounts to about EUR 20 million.

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