20130506hks_keijo_keranen_pp.jpgKeijo Keränen (35), M.Sc. (Econ), has been appointed Senior Vice President, Group Treasury as of 6 May 2013. He joins HKScan from Lassila & Tikanoja, where he has recently been responsible for Group Treasury and Investor Relations. Previously, he worked as an auditor for Grant Thornton.


Keijo Keränen will be a member of the Extended Management Team of HKScan Group and his office will be in Vantaa. He will report to Irma Kiilunen, Group Treasurer until 31 December 2013 as Irma Kiilunen will retire on 1 January 2014.


“I would like to give my warmest thanks already at this stage to Irma Kiilunen for her long and loyal service,” says CEO Hannu Kottonen.


As of 1 January 2014, Keijo Keränen will report to Tuomo Valkonen, Group CFO.


Further information:
HKScan Corporation's CEO Hannu Kottonen or CFO Tuomo Valkonen. Please leave any messages for them with Marjukka Hujanen, tel. +358 10 570 6218.

HKScan is one of the leading food companies in northern Europe, with home markets in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, the Baltic countries and Poland. HKScan manufactures, sells and markets pork and beef, poultry products, processed meats and convenience foods under strong brand names. Its customers are the retail, food service, industrial and export sectors. In 2012, it had net sales of EUR 2.5 billion and some 11,000 employees.