NORDIC Traction Group, a manufacturer of traction chains and forest machine tracks, has appointed a new sales and marketing director. 

Timo Oskanen took up his post on New Year's Day following a five-year spell as the firm's marketing manager and the move comes amid a spell of growth for the company. 

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During the past few years, Nordic's production capacity has been significantly increased and chiefs say the new appointment supports its ambitious strategy, where more focus is put on supporting and strengthening the sales organization.

”We want to share our traction expertise with our customers and make it as easy as possible for them to choose the most suitable traction products for their machines”, said Timo. “The next few years will be very exciting as we put our strategy in to action. There are growth opportunities on many market areas.”

Additionally, Jarmo Mäkelä has been appointed head of sales, Nordics. His team will work
with customers in Finland, Sweden and Norway with strong focus on OEM collaboration. In
Russia, Daniil Martyanov has been appointed area sales manager.