As informed by HKScan in its stock exchange release published on 3 April 2019, Jari Leija will start in his new role as EVP Market Area Finland at the end of June 2019 at the latest.

The starting date has been specified and he will start in his new position on 30 April 2019.

HKScan Corporation

Tero Hemmilä

HKScan Media Service Desk tel. +358 10 570 5700 or email

HKScan is a Nordic meat and meals company. We employ close to 7 200 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 2018, HKScan had net sales of EUR 1.7 billion.