In his new role, Pirvu (photo) will lead the Finnish group’s operations in Bulgaria.

Pirvu succeeds as of February 1 Janos Papp former manager of Ruuki Hungary.

Janos Popp, will serve as vicepresident of Ruuki Construction CEE, Single Storey category, a new solutions package for the design and construction of commercial and industrial buildings.

The Finnish group joined the Romanian construction market in 2001, as importer of metal-based components. For the time being, the group’s activity in Romania is divided in three branches: Ruukki Construction, Ruukki Metals and Ruukki Production.

Ruuki Romania’s main competitors are Lindab, ArcelorMittal Construction, Megaprofil and Teraplast.