Stock exchange release October 15, 2004
JIM PURDIN APPOINTED NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO OF FISKARS BRANDS, INC.
JIM PURDIN APPOINTED NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO OF FISKARS BRANDS, INC. James S. Purdin (55) has been appointed President and CEO of Fiskars Brands, Inc. as of October 15, 2004. He has been Chief Operating Officer of Fiskars Brands since 2003. Fiskars Brands is the largest subsidiary of Fiskars Corporation and the Net Sales amounted to EUR 600 million in 2003 with 3 500 employees of which 60% in the United States. The Headquarter is located in Madison, Wisconsin. Heikki Allonen President and CEO Fiskars Corporation