May 23 - Finland's Cargotec Corporation, has named Mikko Pelkonen as senior vice president, human resources.

Pelkonen will join the Cargotec executive board and will report directly to company president and ceo Mika Vehviläinen.

Pelkonen is currently vice president of human resources at Nokia Siemens Worldwide. He will transition into his new role during August 2013.