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Thomas Hietto appointed new Business Area President for Sweco Finland



Press release

16.5.2023, Helsinki and Stockholm


Thomas Hietto takes up the role as the new Business Area President for Sweco Finland and joins Sweco AB’s Executive Team effective 1 June 2023.

For the greater part of his career, Thomas Hietto has worked for the Kone Corporation in several senior positions and in different markets around the world. He has also been Deputy CEO of Caverion Corporation. Thomas Hietto holds an MSc in Industrial Management from Helsinki University of Technology (Aalto University), Finland as well as an MSc in Management from Stanford Graduate School of Business, USA.

Thomas Hietto will succeed Markku Varis who is retiring after 30 successful years with Sweco.

“I am pleased to present Thomas Hietto as the new Business Area President for Sweco Finland and to welcome him to the Group’s Executive Team. Thomas has long and extensive experience in leading large international organisations and improving their performance in changing times and I am confident that he will continue to ensure Sweco Finland’s successful journey. I would also like to thank Markku Varis, who has been instrumental in Sweco Finland’s positive development and a valuable member of the Group’s executive team,” says Åsa Bergman, President and CEO of Sweco.

“I am happy to be joining a company and a team so fundamentally dedicated to taking on some of the most important challenges of our time. I look forward to joining Sweco, working together, and building and strengthening our people for the benefit of our clients and society as a whole,” says Thomas Hietto.


For additional information, please contact:

Sanna Huopio, Communications Director, Sweco Finland, sanna.huopio@sweco.fi, +358 50 302 8898

Cecilia Strömmar, Head of Press, Sweco AB, cecilia.strommar@sweco.se, +46 72 39399 03