Onninen appoints new purchasing director

Vesa Vuopio (40) is coming to Onninen on 3rd August and replacing Frank Robert Eriksen, who is retiring in Autumn, as sourcing director of the whole Onninen group.

Previously Vuopio was head of purchasing at the BE Group, which made a turnover of SEK 4.2 bn in 2014 (EUR 449 m) and is one of the market leaders in the steel and aluminium products trade in Scandinavia.

Vuopio will report directly to the vice-president Tuomo Väänänen.

Onninen, which is based in Finland, is an important electrical wholesaler in Scandinavia and generated a turnover of EUR 1.5 bn in 2014.