Fiskars appoints Päivi Timonen as General Counsel

Fiskars Corporation       Press Release    May 7, 2014

Fiskars has appointed Päivi Timonen LL.M, trained at the bench, as General Counsel. She will join Fiskars no later than November 2014 from Elektrobit, where she currently holds the position of Chief Legal Officer. Prior to Elekrobit, Päivi Timonen has worked for one of Finland’s largest law firms Roschier Oy.

“Päivi Timonen has extensive experience in the legal affairs of a listed company as well as intellectual property management, and operational contract work in an international business environment. This expertise will play an important part in supporting Fiskars growth objectives”, said Kari Kauniskangas, President and CEO of Fiskars.

Further information:
Anu Ilvonen, Communications Director, tel. +358 204 39 5446

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Established in 1649 as an ironworks in a small Finnish village, Fiskars has grown to be a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors. Available in more than 60 countries, Fiskars products solve everyday problems, making daily home, garden and outdoor projects easier and more enjoyable through their superior performance and design. Fiskars is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, and in 2013 the company’s net sales were 799 million euro. The group’s key international brands are Fiskars, Iittala and Gerber.