Omni United has announced the appointment of Olli Seppälä as the Global head of R&D. Olli brings with him vast expertise in passenger, light truck and heavy-duty tyres. Among other things he will be instrumental in driving Omni’s product research, design, development as well as testing. This move comes as the company is heavily investing in research and new product development with the goal of making premium products more accessible to its customers.
Prior to joining Omni, Olli spent close to 20 years with Nokian Tyres where he started his career as a junior engineer and went on to become the Global Head of R&D. He has a proven track record in innovation and is a certified leadership and business coach.
“Over the last 7 years we have been channelling our time, effort and resources to rapidly expand our product portfolio with the aim of staying relevant to the needs of the market as well as tapping into future opportunities such as the upcoming EV segment. We also aim to make innovative and premium products more accessible to our customers to better serve their needs. I am confident that with Olli’s proven track record in innovation and expertise in the passenger and light truck segment we will be able to take our product offering to the next level.” said GS Sareen, President and CEO, Omni United.
“I am very excited to start my new chapter with Omni United. I see great opportunity for growth and product innovation and look forward to working with the incredibly agile and innovative team at Omni.” said Olli Seppälä, Vice President – Global R&D, Omni United.