APPOINTMENT IN HKSCAN CORPORATION

Olli Antniemi, MSc (Econ & Bus Admin), has been appointed senior vice president
in charge of strategy and development. He also joins the Management Team. Mr
Antniemi is responsible for strategic business planning with an emphasis on
Group synergies and management of the Group's strategy process. He has
previously served as executive vice president of the HKScan Group's Baltic
Group, managing director of Scan AB and most recently as development director
at HK Ruokatalo Oy. 

HKScan Corporation's Management Team consists of CEO Matti Perkonoja as
Chairman along with CFO Irma Kiilunen, senior vice president Olli Antniemi, HK
Ruokatalo Oy managing director Jari Leija and Scan AB managing director Denis
Mattsson. Management Team meetings are also attended by AS Rakvere
Lihakombinaat managing director Anne Mere and AS Tallegg managing director Teet
Soorm. Executive assistant Marjukka Hujanen serves as secretary to the
Management Team. 

CFO Irma Kiilunen serves as deputy to the CEO of HKScan Corporation.


HKScan Corporation

Matti Perkonoja
CEO


Further information:
CEO Matti Perkonoja. Please leave any messages for him to call with Marjukka
Hujanen on +358 (0)10 570 6218 



HKScan is one of the leading food companies in northern Europe with home
markets in Finland, Sweden, the Baltics and Poland. HKScan manufactures, sells
and markets pork and beef, poultry products, processed meats and convenience
foods under several well-known local brand names. Its customers are retail, the
HoReCa sector, industry and export customers. HKScan is active in nine
countries and has some 10,000 employees. Annual net sales are 2.3 billion euro. 


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