Steerprop names management for N. American operations

Company previously announced Houston, Texas subsidiary

Samuli Järvinen

Steerprop, a leading designer and manufacturer of propulsion systems, is continuing to build up its presence in North America by appointing key management personnel to lead its local operations.

Steerprop is establishing a subsidiary in Houston, Texas to meet its North American customers’ needs for local support. This strategic move includes setting up proprietary sales and maintenance services as well as building substantial warehouse facilities.

The establishment process has now reached its next level as Steerprop appoints two experienced propulsion professionals to manage and lead its local operations.

Hank Morgan has been appointed President of Steerprop Inc. as of July 1. Morgan has long and comprehensive experience in sales and after-sales service in the North American marine market. In his new role he is responsible for developing Steerprop Inc.’s business operations, providing new and existing customers with the high level of support that Steerprop customers worldwide have grown to depend on.

Hank Morgan

Samuli Järvinen has been appointed chief operating officer of Steerprop Inc. His extensive experience from various roles within Steerprop Services is perfect for ramping up the subsidiary’s operational activities. Mr. Järvinen is responsible for bringing Steerprop’s world-class services to North American customers, ensuring fast and professional maintenance and availability of Steerprop Original Spare Parts.

“The time has now come to move into the next phase of strengthening our presence in North America,” said Riku-Pekka Hägg, president and CEO of Steerprop Ltd. “From our perspective, the market is moving in a positive direction as we see the number of loyal Steerprop customers increasing. With Mr. Morgan’s strong ability to resolve customers’ challenges and Mr. Järvinen’s solid knowledge of Steerprop technology, we will be able to serve our customers even better from now on.

“With these appointments, we cement our long-term commitment to our customers in the area, and we look forward to continuing the development of our local service business and customer relationships,” Hägg said.

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