Position: Chief Operating Officer and Deputy to CEO, Fortum Corporation
Mr. Ruotsala supervises three of Fortum's four business Divisions covering all value chain activities from power and heat generation and trading to electricity sales.
Mr. Ruotsala started his career in 1982 in Kone Corporation where he had various managerial and executive positions. He continued his career from 1994 in Konecranes Plc in the Executive Management becoming from 2001 to 2005 the Chief Operating Officer and deputy CEO of the company with the global responsibility for the Group's business operations.
In 2005 Mr. Ruotsala moved over as Vice President to the world third largest farming machinery manufacturer AGCO Corporation. He became the CEO for one of the corporation's global brands, Valtra. In 2007 Mr. Ruotsala started at Fortum.