HELSINKI – Metso Corporation has named Nico Delvaux President and CEO, effective at the beginning of November 2017 at the latest.

Delvaux is currently senior executive vice president for Atlas Copco AB and business area president for Compressor Technique. Delvaux will replace current President and CEO Matti Kähkönen, who will act as a senior advisor to Metso’s Board of Directors until his retirement.

Delvaux joined Atlas Copco in 1991 and has worked in Belgium, Canada, Italy, China and the U.S. He most recently led the global compressed air business of the Atlas Copco Group.