Press Releases / 01.06.2024

Mika Hovilainen Appointed CEO of Aker Arctic

Mika Hovilainen has been appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of Aker Arctic. He has been serving as the Interim CEO since 1 February 2024. Mika has been a part of Aker Arctic since the beginning of 2006. From initially working as a project engineer, Mika has continually expanded his contributions to ship design, working as a chief designer, project manager of ship design projects, and most recently as the Head of Ship Design for the past 4 years. He has been deeply involved in most of the major design projects at Aker Arctic and has been part of the company’s Management Team.

“I am honoured to continue working at Aker Arctic as a Managing Director and CEO. Having previously served in various positions, I’ve witnessed the company’s exceptional commitment to innovation, sustainability, and excellence. As we continue our journey, I look forward to collaborating with our exceptional team, clients, and partners to shape the future of navigation in icy waters,” says Mr. Mika Hovilainen.

“During his time as interim CEO, Mika showed us that he is the right candidate for the CEO position. We could notice that he is appreciated and respected by both customers and the employees.
On behalf of the board, I would like to wish Mika all the best,” says Chairman Mikael Mäkinen

For more information:

Mikael Mäkinen
Chairman of the Board
Aker Arctic Technology Inc
Tel: +358 40 588 2226

Mika Hovilainen
Managing Director, CEO
Aker Arctic Technology Inc
Tel: +358 40 522 4765