HKScan Corporation                                                Stock exchange release 24.5.2017, at 13:00 (EEST)

Appointment in HKScan’s Group Leadership Team

As part of HKScan’s operating model renewal (stock releases on 8 February and 3 May), the Group strengthens its Communications team with a new position.

Mikko Saariaho (M.Sc., Business Administration) has been appointed as an Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications and as a member of the Group Leadership Team of HKScan Corporation. He will report to the President and CEO Jari Latvanen and will start in his new position latest 1 November 2017.

Mikko Saariaho joins HKScan from Finavia Corporation, where he holds a position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications.

HKScan Corporation
Jari Latvanen
President and CEO

For further information:
- Jari Latvanen, President and CEO, HKScan Corporation
Kindly submit a call-back request via Marja-Leena Dahlskog, SVP Communications, tel. +358 10 570 2142

HKScan is the leading Nordic food company. We sell, market and produce high-quality, responsibly-produced pork, beef, poultry and lamb products, processed meats and convenience foods under strong brand names. Our customers are the retail, food service, industrial and export sectors, and our home markets comprise Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Baltics. We export to close to 50 countries. In 2016, HKScan had net sales of nearly EUR 1.9 billion and some 7 300 employees.

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