Heikki Palin appointed President of World Natural Stone Association WONASA

September 30, 2015, Heikki Palin, Managing Director of was appointed President of WONASA. The official election ceremony was held at the association’s annual meeting at the Marmomacc2015 stone fair in Verona, Italy. The presidency lasts for two years.

The new executive team from left: WONASA's Director Anil Taneja, President Heikki Palin and Vice Presidents Karen Abdalla, Paulo Florio Giafarov and Sunil Arora.

– During my presidency we will focus on promoting the advantages of natural stone as well as to increase its use in the world market. The main priority is to increase the knowledge around the material through active marketing. In addition to this WONASA regularly organizes seminars for architects and encourages young architects to utilize natural stone through yearly architectural competitions. This year the competition was held in the Czech Republic, in 2016 it will be organized in India, says Heikki Palin.

WONASA is an international association of natural stone professionals with over 50 member organizations from all over the world.

Additional information: www.wonasa.com