HKScan Corporation                                                         Stock exchange release 19.12.2016, 11:00 am


Re-delegation of responsibilities in HKScan’s Management Team

Effective as of 19 December 2016, Anne Mere, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of HKScan Corporation, will take over as the new EVP Consumer Business Baltics. For the time being, she will also retain her role as Group CMO and she will remain a member of the Group Management Team. Mere will report to Jari Latvanen, CEO of HKScan.

Mere has worked for HKScan for 13 years in various positions including EVP of HKScan’s Consumer Business in Finland and the Baltics and as Managing Director of AS Rakvere Lihakombinaat, which was formerly part of AS HKScan Estonia.

Jyrki Karlsson, who on 2 November 2016 was appointed as EVP responsible for Consumer Business in Finland and the Baltics, will serve as EVP, Consumer Business Finland. He will remain a member of the HKScan Management Team and he continues to report to CEO Jari Latvanen. 

HKScan Corporation
Jari Latvanen


Further information:
Jari Latvanen, CEO, HKScan Corporation

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HKScan is the leading Nordic meat expert. We sell, market and produce high-quality, responsibly-produced pork, beef, poultry and lamb products, processed meats and convenience foods under strong brand names. Our customers are the retail, food service, industrial and export sectors, and our home markets comprise Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Baltics. We export to close to 50 countries. In 2015, HKScan had net sales of approximately EUR 1.9 billion and some 7 400 employees.

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