Fiskars Executive Vice President and Head of Real Estate Ingmar Lindberg to retire

Fiskars Executive Vice President and Head of Real Estate Ingmar Lindberg to     
- Tomas Landers appointed new Vice President, Real Estate                       

Ingmar Lindberg, long-term Head of Real Estate at Fiskars and Executive Vice    
President of the Group, turns 63 in September and will retire at the end of     
2008. It has been agreed that he will assist the company, when needed, after his
retirement. Lindberg has worked for Fiskars since 1985, being responsible for   
the company's land and forest holdings, real estate, and Fiskars Village.       

Fiskars have appointed Tomas Landers M.Sc. (Forester) as new Vice President,    
Real Estate as from December 1, 2008. He will assume responsibility for the Real
Estate Group at the beginning of 2009. Previously, Landers has worked in the    
Swedish Forest Agency (Skogsstyrelsen) and the Bureau of Nordic Family Forestry 
in Brussels. Landers will report to Fiskars President and CEO, Kari             

"Ingmar Lindberg has made a significant contribution to Fiskars Corporation, and
the Group's real estate business has developed favorably under his management.  
Above all, the transformation of Fiskars Village into a vital art and design    
community and popular tourist attraction will remain a permanent mark of        
Lindberg's innovative thinking. On behalf of the whole company, I wish him all  
the best for the future. At the same time, we welcome Tomas Landers into the    
company", commented President and CEO Kauniskangas.                             

Fiskars Real Estate Group administers the company's holdings of forests, land   
and real estate as well as leasing real estate to both internal and external    
customers. Fiskars Village, birthplace of the company founded in 1649, is a     
significant part of the real estate business.                                   

Kari Kauniskangas                                                               
President and CEO                                                               

Founded in 1649, Fiskars is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods.       
Fiskars business areas are: Garden, Homeware, Craft, Outdoor Recreation, Inha   
Works, and the Real Estate Group. Its major international brands are: Fiskars,  
Iittala, Gerber, Silva, and Buster. The associated company Wärtsilä Corporation 
is also an important part of the Corporation. Fiskars business segments are the 
Americas, EMEA, Wärtsilä, and Other. Fiskars shares are quoted on OMX Nordic    
Exchange Helsinki. In 2007, Fiskars Corporation net sales were EUR 658 million, 
the operating profit EUR 110 million, and the Corporation employed some 4,500