Universal Robots has announced the appointment of a new Chief Product Officer (CPO), effective September 4, 2023. Tero Tolonen, who originates from Finland, joins from Canatu Oy, a high-tech and high-growth material company, where he worked as CPO. Tolonen previously held senior roles at GN Audio (Jabra) leaving as Senior Vice President and has worked for Nokia and Microsoft.
In his new role, Tolonen will be responsible for driving Universal Robot’s product strategy, reporting to its President Kim Povlsen. “Robotics has never been more exciting” says Povlsen “We’re on an ambitious but simple mission to deliver automation to anyone, anywhere. Tero has a proven track record and a comprehensive understanding of product strategies, portfolio management and exceptional customer experience. It’s great to be able to welcome him to join us on our journey as we continue to bring cutting-edge technology to businesses across the world”
“Universal Robots is a pioneer in collaborative robotics, with fantastic products, experience and brand,” says Tero “I am really excited to join the team to create and bring to market innovative products and solutions that help our customers to succeed and grow.”
Source: Universal Robots