Karsten Hoppe appointed President, Building Solutions – Europe

Uponor Corporation     Stock exchange release     28 November 2018     15:00 EET 

Karsten Hoppe appointed President, Building Solutions – Europe

Karsten Hoppe (47) has been appointed President, Building Solutions – Europe and a member of Uponor’s Executive Committee as of 1 February 2019. He will join Uponor from MTD Products, where he has been working as CEO, MTD Products EMEA. MTD Products is a worldwide leader of outdoor power equipment. Prior to MTD Products, he has been working in various positions in Hilti Group and Boston Consulting Group. He holds a Ph.D. in Business.

“I want to welcome Karsten Hoppe to Uponor. In his previous roles, he has led sales and marketing organisations and gained a broad experience of driving transformations in multiple global industries. With his background and competences, I believe Karsten is well positioned to lead Building Solutions – Europe to the next phase in the segment’s growth path,” says President and CEO Jyri Luomakoski at Uponor Corporation.

On 21 June 2018, Uponor announced that Jan Peter Tewes, former President, Building Solutions – Europe and a member of Uponor’s Executive Committee, will leave his position as of 30 September 2018. 

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The year 2018 marks Uponor's 100-year anniversary. Our success is built on strong partnerships with our customers and stakeholders in the past, present and future.

Uponor is a leading international systems and solutions provider for safe drinking water delivery, energy-efficient radiant heating and cooling and reliable infrastructure. The company serves a variety of building markets including residential, commercial, industrial and civil engineering. Uponor employs about 4,000 employees in 30 countries, mainly in Europe and North America. In 2017, Uponor's net sales totalled nearly €1.2 billion. Uponor is based in Finland and listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Uponor builds on you - www.uponor.com