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Introducing Eric Haapamaki, VP Business & Product Development
July 30, 2021
The EPCM Group is delighted to welcome Eric Haapamaki, P.Eng. as its VP of Business & Product Development. A seasoned mining industry professional, Eric brings extensive experience in electro-refining tankhouses and material handling automation for the copper, nickel, zinc, cobalt, and lead industries.
His global expertise in the application of technology to heavy industry and mining spans the U.S., South Korea, China, Africa, Europe, and Chile.
“We’re excited to have Eric join our exceptional global team,” said John Jickling, President and CEO of The EPCM Group. “His leadership in emerging automation technology, industrial robotics, machine learning, and safety will be of tremendous value to clients searching for new and innovative ways to improve results.”
Accomplished in creating step-change outcomes, Eric will focus on delivering industry-leading technologies and approaches that substantially improve clients’ performance, efficiency, safety, and profitability.
With more than 15 years of mining industry experience under his belt, Eric is no stranger to EPCM. “I’ve long admired EPCM’s track record for building strong relationships with clients and consistently making good on their promises,” says Haapamaki.
“I’m looking forward to working with a strong, dynamic team that takes client challenges seriously – and tackles them with cutting-edge solutions that are also practical,” he adds.
Eric holds a P.Eng. and a CMSE® (Certified Machine Safety Expert) certification.
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