The CEO of Chiller Oy changes on 5 May 2023

Pekka Salmi, CEO of Chiller Oy, has decided to move on to new challenges in his life.

Salmi has worked for Chiller for almost 30 years, and as CEO since summer 2018. 

The company's Board of Directors has appointed M.Sc. Joonas Lius as the new CEO of Chiller Oy as of May 5, 2023. Lius has been the business director of Koja Oy's Buildings business area and continues in this position as well. Joonas has also been closely involved in Chiller's operations, e.g. as a member of the board.

The Board thanks Pekka for his valuable contribution in building the company into a successful player in the cooling industry and wishes him success in the future. Chiller will continue to have excellent prerequisites to strengthen its position as the most wanted solution provider in the Nordic region.

Contact person:
Leena Aalto, Chairman of the Board, Chiller Oy, leena.aalto(at), tel. +358 3 2825 111


CHILLER OY designs and manufactures advanced solutions for cooling, heating and energy needs, especially for the conditions in the Nordic region. The solutions are used in both new buildings and renovation sites such as hotels, office buildings, shopping centers, hospitals and industrial processes. Chiller Oy's turnover in 2022 was 30 million euros and the company employs about 100 people. Chiller Oy is part of the nearly 90-year-old family-owned Koja Group.

KOJA GROUP offers its customers smart and energy-efficient air handling solutions for ships and buildings, as well as fan solutions for industry. In addition to the parent company Koja Group Ltd., the family-owned group includes Koja Oy and Chiller Oy, as well as their subsidiaries and operations in Finland, Sweden and the United States. Koja Group's turnover in 2022 was 119 million euros and the companies employ about 470 people in total.


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