Changes at Abloy International Sales Units

Jussi Ahvalo to develop Abloy in Latin America

During recent years Abloy has built a comprehensive distribution network to main markets in South- and Central America, consisting of two sales companies Abloy Colombia and Abloy Mexico, as well as distributors and ASSA ABLOY partners in 10 countries.

These emerging markets have increasingly potential customers operating in various countries at same business sector and business model over the region.

Our objective will be to provide added value by innovative and cohesive ABLOY solutions and professional services, wherever our customers may operate in Latin America.

Mr Jussi Ahvalo has been appointed General Manager - Abloy Latin America, since November 1, 2015, responsible for LatAm business and regional key accounts development, through our channels of Abloy Sales Units, Abloy distributors and ASSA ABLOY partners.

As part of this process, Mr Alejandro Valderrama, Managing Director of Abloy Colombia, and Mr Enrique Margolin, Managing Director of Abloy Mexico, will report to Jussi from January 1, 2016, onwards.

In his new role, Jussi will be relocated to Bogota, Colombia, during November 2015.

Jussi has worked at Abloy since 2007 as Export Manager and Area Manager, based in Joensuu, and in Bogota during 2010-2013.

In his new role, Jussi will report to Jari Toivanen, Vice President, Abloy International Sales Units.