ProSilva Oyj appoints Norbert Schalkx as CEO



Ruovesi, 21.12.2022

ProSilva Oyj appoints Norbert Schalkx as CEO

ProSilva Oyj is pleased to announce that Norbert Schalkx has been appointed as the new CEO of the company. Norbert will succeed outgoing CEO Keijo Ojala and assume responsibilities on January 1, 2023. Keijo will continue his duties as the Head of Sales for the Finnish market. Norbert will also continue his role as Sales Director, supporting and developing ProSilva’s international distribution network.

Norbert joined ProSilva in April this year. He has more than 25 years of experience in the forest machine industry and has held management positions with leading cut-to-length forestry attachments and forest machine manufacturers. “Norbert is the right person to lead ProSilva” says Juhani Lehti, Tampereen Konepajat Group CEO. “Norbert’s extensive forest machine industry background and business development skills should help ProSilva develop its ongoing business operations, execute its long-term growth initiatives, and expand its international presence.”

ProSilva Oyj develops, manufactures and markets productive, durable and environmentally friendly cut-to-length forest machines. The company is driven by a genuine interest in its customers and their business operations. The company is based in Ruovesi, north of Tampere, in southern Finland. ProSilva is part of Tampereen Konepajat Oy. The Group employs about 320 mechanical engineering professionals at 10 factories and 15 service locations. It has a turnover of approximately EUR 50 million.

For more information:

Norbert Schalkx

CEO & Sales Director

+358 (0)40 184 7878

Keijo Ojala

Head of Sales Finland

+358 (0)40 484 8893

Juhani Lehti

Group CEO

+358 (0)50 509 3380