ALMACO Group Appoints Esko Karvonen as President, Offshore Division



Turku, Finland – ALMACO Group is proud to welcome Esko Karvonen as the newest addition to the company’s leadership. Esko Karvonen will take over the duties as President, Offshore Division leading the continuous growth of the division, providing efficient solutions to owners and operators in the offshore industry around the world. He will be a member of ALMACO Group’s Management Team and will report to Vilhelm Roberts, President & CEO of the company. Mr. Karvonen will be based in Turku, Finland and started in his new position on September 1, 2017.

“We are very pleased to have Esko join ALMACO Group” says Vilhelm Roberts. “His well-proven global management and leadership skills as well as his customer-driven business development focus are an excellent background for the job”, he concludes. 

Esko Karvonen joins ALMACO with 27 years of global experience in the maritime and offshore industries most recently as Vice President, MacGregor Pte Ltd in Singapore, where he headed the global Offshore and Merchant Ship Deck Machinery business within MacGregor. Before that, he held the position of Managing Director and Vice President, MacGregor Finland Oy, heading the global hatch cover and lashing business within MacGregor. His career with MacGregor spans over almost three decades of increasing responsibility and outstanding results. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture from University of Applied Sciences in Turku.

Upon accepting the position, Esko Karvonen noted, “I look forward to building on the strong relationships that ALMACO has with its customers and further developing our offshore market participation, which not only drive the success of the company but are also the main reasons way I joined ALMACO.”


For more information, please contact:

Vilhelm Roberts 
President and CEO

Ana Albert 
Vice President, Marketing and Customer Experience


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ALMACO Group was founded in 1998 and has offices in Brazil, China, Finland, France, Italy, Singapore and USA. ALMACO builds and modernizes Accommodation and Food Handling Areas for owners and builders in the marine and offshore industries around the world.