New R&D vice president at Wärtsilä

16 Aug 2010
Trudy Schoolenberg, new vice president, global R&D at Wärtsilä

Trudy Schoolenberg, new vice president, global R&D at Wärtsilä

Trudy Schoolenberg, PhD (Tech), 51, has been appointed Vice President, Global R&D in Wärtsilä Industrial Operations. Schoolenberg will be responsible for global Research and Development of Wärtsilä products.

Schoolenberg had previously worked for Shell since 1989, most recently as general manager, strategy for Shell Chemicals in London, leading overall strategy and portfolio development. Schoolenberg´s educational background combines BSc in Industrial Design Engineering (product development) with MSc (with honours) in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Physics.

"Strong R&D with focus on energy efficiency is the cornerstone of Wärtsilä´s technological leadership. I am happy and proud to welcome Trudy Schoolenberg to further develop our work, benefitting both the customer and the environment," says Lars Hellberg, group vice president, industrial operations.

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