Mr. Pasi Savolainen, currently General Manager & Vice President, Salcomp Taiwan Operations, has been appointed as Corporate Vice President, R&D with location at Salcomp Shenzhen, China. In his new role, he will report to Mr. Markku Hangasjärvi, President & CEO of Salcomp and he will become a member in Salcomp’s Global Management Team. At the same time, Mr. Simon Kwong has decided to leave from Salcomp, in order to explore other opportunities outside of Salcomp.

Mr. Savolainen joined Salcomp in 2010. During his 8 years with Salcomp, Mr. Savolainen has worked in several managerial positions in R&D and Sales in Salo, Finland, as the General Manager, Salcomp North America Operations in Campbell, USA and most recently in as GM & VP in Taipei, Taiwan. Before joining Salcomp, Pasi Savolainen worked more than 10 years within mobile phone R&D at Nokia, most recently as Product Program Manager, Smartphone PE and as R&D Manager, Smartphone Engine Platform.

This appointment comes into force with immediate effect.

Markku Hangasjärvi
President & CEO

Pasi Savolainen appointed as Corporate Vice President, R&D