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Steerprop strenghten customer relations with appointment of new director of sales and project management

June 24, 2020

Leading azimuth propulsion expert, Steerprop, has long traditions on customer centricity and technologically demanding solutions that have a real impact on ship performance. To continue to strenghten customer relations and commitment Steerprop has merged sales and project management with the appointment of Mr. Juho Rekola as the new Director Sales and Project Management of the Company, effective from June 1st, 2020.

Rekola has been with Steerprop since 2017, and has a deep knowledge of company’s products and solutions. Rekola joined Steerprop from Alfa Laval, where he worked years in various responsible positions and was involved in international marine projects and R&D. In Steerprop and in his recent position at Alfa Laval, Rekola has worked in customer projects to develop solutions for better performance and economical operation of vessels.

“Ship owners and designers are facing new challenges with tightening legislation and requirements for ship efficiency and emissions regulations. This position offers me the opportunity to bring a new perspective to Steerprop and marine propulsion systems and really demonstrate how at Steerprop we can overcome these challenges through our expertise.” says Rekola.

“One of Steerprop’s founding principles is to be the best in what we do. Not only in our products but our delivery and aftercare. With Mr. Rekola’s appointment we are strenghtening Steerprop’s commitment to our customers to resolve to perform” says Riku-Pekka Hägg, Steerprop President and CEO.

Image caption: Mr. Juho Rekola, Director Sales and Project Management


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About Steerprop

Steerprop specializes in the design and production of azimuth propulsors to meet the growing demands of the maritime industry. Combining efficiency with ecology, our mission is to provide solutions for future-proof vessels even in the harshest environments. The company was established in 2000 by professionals with decades of azimuth propulsion experience. To date, Steerprop has delivered over 800 propulsors worldwide to vessels ranging from arctic icebreakers, offshore support vessels, tugs and workboats to ferries and cruise ships. Our solid track record of references includes 85 ice-class units and deliveries to 10 icebreakers.

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