Customer excellence and future growth lead the way when the combined Adven/Värmevärden Group forms
The integration of Adven and Värmevärden started in November 2020 and Anders Ericsson was appointed CEO for the combined Adven/Värmevärden Group. An important milestone has now been reached in the integration when the new Group Management Team and the new organization have been set. The changes are effective as of June 1st, 2021 and that will be the starting point for the businesses to build common approach by focusing on customer excellence and future growth.
Adven and Värmevärden have a strong track record of providing heating and cooling for municipalities, households, businesses and complex energy solutions and services for industries and real estates.
“When considering different options for combining our businesses, it soon became evident that pulling together all the experience, expertise and strengths around our main products District Heating and Industrial Energy Solutions across the countries is the right thing to do in order to develop our capabilities and prepare for further growth”, says Anders Ericsson, CEO of the Adven/Värmevärden Group.
Three business segments focusing on Industrial Energy Solutions and District Heating
Through its service model, the Industrial Energy Solutions business segment provides industrial steam, heat, and cooling as well as utility and processing solutions to improve energy, water and material efficiency at industrial sites. Also, other standalone solutions, such as geothermal solutions for large real estate customers is within this segment. Extending the proven track record of customers benefitting from the value add that our service model delivers, is the priority within Industrial Energy Solutions. Henrik Johansson Casimiro is appointed SVP, Industrial Energy Solutions.
The business segment of District Heating represents the largest business segment of the Adven/Värmevärden Group providing sustainable district heating for over 11,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers. District heating segment will also be responsible for the operations and maintenance of c. 220 energy sites in Sweden and Finland. Striving for the best customer experience and a world class operative performance as well as implementing the successes and advantages of earlier business cases across all geographies are in the focal point of district heating business. Ville Heikkinen is appointed SVP, District Heating.
The Baltics business segment consists of the business operations in Estonia and Latvia. Contributing to the business growth as well as excellence in customer care and site operations and maintenance will be in focus of the Baltics business segment. Raivo Melsas is appointed SVP, Baltics. (act.)
“Integrating two companies is a long-term process, and in all steps, we must keep our focus on our customers and their expectations. I am very happy that we have now reached this important milestone of a combined organization in place with the objective to fully integrate our businesses built on the strengths of the two companies. Our short-term plan is now to continue the integration process and to build a strong business with the objective to further support our customers in developing their sustainability”, Ericsson outlines.
Other appointments in Group Management Team of Adven/Värmevärden:
- Susanne Lampenius is appointed SVP, Asset and Project Management
- Ilkka Kosola is appointed SVP, Finance
- Jonas Sjölander is appointed SVP, Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions
- Jyrki Vainionpää is appointed SVP, Business Development
- Hanna Summa is appointed SVP, Human Resources
- Miika Oksanen is appointed SVP, Legal & Compliance
- Gustaf Molin is appointed SVP, Process and IT
- Mia Sipilä-Heikura is appointed SVP, Marketing and Communications