Fiskars strengthens its Executive Board

Fiskars Corp.       Stock Exchange Release           September 16, 2013 at 9:00 EET

Fiskars’ Executive Board will be strengthened as of September 16, 2013 with two new members, the group’s new Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Nina Ariluoma-Hämäläinen and Chief Information Officer Frans Westerlund. Nina Ariluoma-Hämäläinen’s appointment was announced in August, 2013. Frans Westerlund has worked as Fiskars CIO since 2009.  

Fiskars transformation into a world-class consumer goods company continues and both human resources and information technology play a key role in the company’s restructuring programs. The heads of the group’s Human Resources and IT functions have previously been members of the group’s Executive Team and have attended Executive Board meetings to facilitate development of the company’s operations and the establishment of common processes and platforms.


Kari Kauniskangas
President & CEO

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

Fiskars is a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors. The group has a strong portfolio of respected international brands, including Fiskars, Iittala and Gerber. Founded in 1649 and listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Fiskars is Finland’s oldest company. Fiskars recorded net sales of EUR 748 million in 2012, and employs some 4,100 people in over 20 countries.