Steerprop Names Rekola Director Sales And Project Management
By Jack Burke24 June 2020
Steerprop, the Finnish designer and manufacturer of azimuth has named Juho Rekola as the new Director Sales and Project Management of the company.
Rekola has been with Steerprop since 2017 and has a deep knowledge of the 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.
“Shipowners and designers are facing new challenges with tightening legislation and requirements for ship efficiency and emissions regulations,” Rekola said. “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.”
“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 strengthening Steerprop’s commitment to our customers to resolve to perform,” said Riku-Pekka Hägg, Steerprop president and CEO.