Long-time specialist in defence sales and business development, Michael Krutina, joined Milrem Robotics, the European leading developer of robotics and autonomous systems starting from July.
Krutina is coming from Raytheon Technologies, where he has overseen Business Development and Sales in various European regions since 2013.
Before joining Raytheon, Krutina worked for the Canadian Training and Simulation provider CAE, Mobile Communication company Nokia and Telecommunications provider Deutsche Telekom. Prior to that, he served as an officer in the German Army.
Michael holds a Master of Business Administration and a Diploma in Educational Science and Psychology.
“I am pleased to welcome Michael into our company. Michael’s background in the sales of complex defence systems makes him a perfect addition to Milrem Robotics’ team,” said Kuldar Väärsi, CEO of the company. “With the robotics market growing worldwide, it is our goal to strengthen our position on the market as a trusted systems integrator and Michael’s expertise will surely stimulate this effort.”
“I have followed Milrem Robotics from the beginning and have always been impressed by its dynamic and expertise in robotics and autonomy,” said Michael Krutina. “I am grateful for Kuldar’s trust and confidence and am looking forward to contributing to Milrem Robotics’ success that I anticipate accelerating even faster.”
About Milrem Robotics
Milrem Robotics is the European leading robotics and autonomous systems developer and systems integrator. The company has two offices in Estonia, one in Sweden and Finland and shortly one in the Netherlands.
Milrem Robotics is the leader of a consortium that was awarded 30,6 MEUR from the European Commission’s European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) to develop a European standardized unmanned ground system (UGS).
During the project, titled iMUGS, modular and scalable architecture for hybrid manned-unmanned systems will be developed to standardize a European wide ecosystem for aerial and ground platforms, command, control and communication equipment, sensors, payloads, and algorithms.