John Boettcher appointed as Head of AFRY’s division Process Industries in the United States

AFRY takes the next step on its growth journey with John Boettcher as the new Head of United States, Process Industries.

AFRY continues strengthening its position and operations in North America. North America is an exciting market with great potential for development and growth where we intend to expand further. Supported by the recent acquisition of KSH in Canada and working together with our global network of experts, we accelerate the transition towards a more sustainable society also in North America.

To support this growth, John D. Boettcher has been appointed as Head of Process Industries for the United States and Managing Director of AFRY USA LLC.

John has more than 25 years of experience in leading roles in engineering and business management, business development and project management, as well as in organizational leadership and personnel development. He has strong experience in various process industry sectors as well as engineering and project deliveries.


"Leveraging the energy and talents of our North American team, AFRY is poised to grow across process industry market sectors in the USA. I feel privileged to lead this amazing organisation Making Future together!", says John Boettcher.


John succeeds Roger Marsicek, who has decided to step down from his current position as Managing Director to act as Senior Consultant for AFRY Process Industries in the United States.


“AFRY is focusing on the growth in the North American markets by creating a strong competence platform of local experts in process technologies, multidisciplinary engineering and project delivery. With our global network and local presence, we can serve our clients in various process industry sectors such as pulp and paper, chemicals and Biorefining, Mining and Metals and food & beverage.”, says Fabio Fonseca, Head of Process Industries Americas at AFRY.


For more information, contact: 
Marika Hahtala
Head of Business Development, Marketing and Communications, Process Industries
Mobile +358 40 823 8986, e-mail

About us:

AFRY provides engineering, design, digital and advisory services to accelerate the transition towards a sustainable society.

We are 19,000 devoted experts in industry, energy and infrastructure sectors, creating impact for generations to come. AFRY has Nordic roots with a global reach, net sales of 24 BSEK and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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