LOGSET has announced the appointment of Jukka Kivipelto as vice president of services.

Mr Kivipelto has worked within the forest machine industry since 1985 and with Logset since 1996, where he previously held the position of technical director.

 “Jukka has a strong experience from the industry. He knows our dealers, our way of working, our products, our customers and the market. He will be able to develop the business in the right direction,” said Logset deputy CEO, Mikko Laurila.

Jukka Kivipelto said: “The vice president of services needs to know the products and the market well in order to evaluate the level of service. I want to further develop and increase Logset’s services business.”

Logset’s current product development manager Jonas Hedström has also been recently appointed as R&D director, having worked for the company since 2002.

Jukka Kivipelto added: “Appointing Jonas as the R&D director secures Logset’s innovativeness also in the future. His long experience and customer-oriented approach will work as a great example for the whole R&D team. Understanding our customers and their needs is the most important condition to our business.”