Glaston Corp. has appointed Pekka Hytti, senior vice president, EMEA, as a member of its executive management group.

The appointment, effective today, “supports the company in achieving its strategic targets that are profitable growth and the industry’s best customer experience,” reads a release from Glaston. Hytti has been employed by Glaston since 2010.

“Pekka Hytti is responsible for Glaston’s EMEA area sales and service,” says Arto Metsänen, president and CEO. “The area accounted for 46 percent of our net sales in 2014, representing 13-percent growth over the previous year. We expect strong development in the EMEA area to continue in 2015. Pekka Hytti has long and diverse experience of agent and distributor cooperation, and developing this cooperation is important for our growth.”