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KONE Corporation, press release, September 29, 2017 at 09.00 a.m. EEST
KONE hosts aCapital Markets Day today, September 29, in London
KONE organizes a Capital Markets Day for institutional investors and analysts today in London. The aim of the event is to provide an update on KONE's progress in its strategy execution and the key focus areas going forward. Both strategic and financial targets remain unchanged.
President and CEO Henrik Ehrnrooth:
"I'm pleased that we have again made clear progress on many fronts during the past year. We have accelerated growth in services and solidified our position in new equipment. Urbanization and technological development create good growth opportunities for both businesses.
In January, we launched a new phase in our strategy, "Winning with Customers", to differentiate further by focusing on what's truly driving the success of our customers. We are leading the way in a changing environment by rolling-out a series of ground-breaking services and solutions that create unique value."
Agenda for the day:
The presentations start today, September 29, 2017 at 8.30 a.m. (BST). There will be a live webcast from the event and it can be followed on KONEs website at http://www.kone.com/en/investors/capital-markets-days/2017/
Ehrnrooth, President and CEO:
Accelerating the execution of our strategy
Delval, EVP Service Business:
Differentiating with services
B. Johnson, EVP, Greater China:
Capitalizing on our strong position in China
Hinnerskov, EVP, Central and North Europe:
Winning with Customers in Central and North Europe
Driving shareholder value
For further information, please contact:
Sanna Kaje, Vice President, Investor Relations, tel. +358 (0)204 75 4705
President and CEO
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2016, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.8 billion and at the end of the year over 52,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.