Johan Westermarck appointed new CEO of Citec Group

Johan Westermarck has been appointed CEO of Citec Group as of December 4, 2017. He succeeds Martin Strand, who will retire after 13 years as CEO of Citec Group and Citec Engineering.
“We are happy to appoint Johan Westermarck as CEO of Citec”, says Christer Niemi, Chairman of the Board, Citec Group. “He has a long and international background and a track record from partnering with customers to successfully solve their business and service needs. On behalf of the staff and board, I would like to sincerely thank CEO Martin Strand for a great journey as the captain of Citec - today Citec is one of the leading companies within the engineering industry and is in great shape for the future”, says Christer Niemi.
Johan Westermarck has a strong experience in industrial and power plant services. Johan has, among many senior management roles, been CEO of Maintpartner Group Oy between 2012 and 2017.  “I'm truly excited to join Citec and I look forward to working together with the Citec team and our customers. I see huge opportunities for Citec”, says Johan Westermarck.

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Johan Westermarck

Martin Strand is appointed Senior Advisor of Citec as of December 4, 2017 until at least March 4, 2018 to secure a smooth transfer of the CEO tasks. “First of all I would like to congratulate and wish Johan lots of success,” says Martin Strand. “I feel proud of the accomplishments we jointly have achieved within Citec. I hope that Citec’s open, high quality minded and entrepreneurial culture, where we always work for meeting, and even exceeding, customer expectations in our project deliveries, will continue. Citec has great customers and great people - I wish all the best for the future.”

For more information, please contact:

Christer Niemi, Chairman of the Board, Citec Group
Mobile: +358 400 469 486

Johan Westermarck
Mobile: +358 50 339 7972

Martin Strand, CEO, Citec Oy Ab
Mobile:  +358 40 5714463


pdf Johan Westermarck CV


About Citec
Citec provides multi-discipline engineering, technical documentation and project management services to the energy industry and other technology-dependent industries. Our mission is to help our customers deliver sustainable solutions. The number of Citec employees amounts to approximately 1300 and the turnover for 2016 was about 72 million euro. Citec is headquartered in Vaasa, Finland, and has offices in Finland, Sweden, Norway, the UK, France, Germany, Russia, India, Singapore, Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia.