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Epiroc Divisional President Sami Niiranen to Leave



November 9, 2023 - Sami Niiranen, President of Epiroc’s Underground division, will leave Epiroc for a position outside the Group. Sami Niiranen will end his employment latest in May 2024. 

“I want to thank Sami already now for his many years of outstanding service,” says Helena Hedblom, Epiroc’s President and CEO. “He has played a key role in making Epiroc a successful company, and is a valued member of Group Management. We wish him all the best in his new role.”


Sami Niiranen

Sami Niiranen, born 1972, has held several management positions in the Group since he joined in 2004, including heading up the company’s business in Ghana and Finland. In 2018, he was appointed to his current position as President of the global Underground division, and he has been a member of Epiroc’s Group Management since 2020. 

“It has been a fantastic journey during these almost 20 years at first Atlas Copco and then Epiroc,” says Sami Niiranen. “I want to thank all my valued colleagues as well as customers and other stakeholders.” 

The recruitment of a successor to the role of Underground divisional President will be initiated soon. Sami Niiranen will help to ensure an orderly transition.