Marko Onnela, Riitta Palomäki and Tuomas Salusjärvi have on 14 December 2018 announced that they will resign from HKScan Corporation’s Board of Directors as of today.

Marko Onnela has served as a member and Deputy Chairman of HKScan’s Board since 2017 and as a deputy member of the Board in 2015–2016. Riitta Palomäki and Tuomas Salusjärvi have both served as members of the Board since 2017.

“I want to thank Marko Onnela, Riitta Palomäki and Tuomas Salusjärvi for the work they have done in the company’s Board of Directors,” says Reijo Kiskola, Chairman of HKScan Corporation’s Board of Directors.

HKScan Corporation’s Board of Directors comprises Chairman of the Board Reijo Kiskola and members of the Board Per Olof Nyman, Jari Mäkilä and Carl-Peter Thorwid. The Board of Directors has today decided to convene an Extraordinary General Meeting to fill the vacancies in the company’s Board of Directors. The invitation to the Extraordinary General Meeting will be published in the second week of January 2019.

“HKScan’s management together with the personnel will focus on resolutely furthering the actions that will stabilise the company’s financial performance and ensure good delivery capability and service level for both customers and the company’s other stakeholders,” Reijo Kiskola says.

HKScan Corporation

Reijo Kiskola
Chairman of the Board of Directors 

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HKScan is a Nordic meat and meals company. We employ over 7 300 professionals in striving to serve the world´s most demanding consumers, maintaining quality throughout the full chain of operations, From Farm to Fork. HKScan produces, markets and sells high-quality, sustainably produced pork, beef, poultry and lamb products, as well as charcuterie and meals, with strong consumer brands, including HK®, Scan®, Rakvere®, Kariniemen®, Rose®, Pärsons® and Tallegg®. Our customers are the retail, food service, industrial and export sectors, and our home market comprises of Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Baltics. We export to close to 50 countries. In 2017, HKScan had net sales of EUR 1.8 billion, making us one of Europe’s leading meat and meals companies. 

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