Power People | October 2014
Wärtsilä announces management changes
Rakesh Sarin, B.Sc. (Eng.), has been appointed President of Power Plants, Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Management of Wärtsilä Corporation, effective 1 September 2014. In this position, he is responsible for Wärtsilä´s Power Plants business globally, and will report to President & CEO Björn Rosengren. Sarin joined Wärtsilä in 1998 with a background in the downstream oil & gas sector. During the past 16 years he has held several managerial positions in Wärtsilä, including Vice President for sales & marketing of Power Plants globally based out of Helsinki. Since 2008 Sarin has held a dual role as Vice President for Power Plants sales in Middle East, Asia and Australia, and Managing Director for Wärtsilä India.