Change in Kesko’s Group Management Board

Kesko Corporation’s Chief Financial Officer Jukka Erlund has announced that he will be leaving Kesko and joining Fazer Group as Chief Financial Officer. Erlund has been Kesko’s CFO and a member of the Group Management Board since November 2011. Erlund will be leaving his current position by August 2024. Kesko has begun the process of finding a successor for Erlund.

"Jukka Erlund has forged a long and successful career in Kesko since 2004. He has played a central role in Kesko’s growth, strategic transformation, and internationalisation. I want to express my warmest thanks to Jukka for his contribution to Kesko’s successful strategy execution, and for his active role in our Group Management Board, and wish him the best success in his next role,” says Jorma Rauhala, Kesko’s President and CEO.

"It has been a privilege to participate in the creation of Kesko’s success story over the past 20 years. Having a part in Kesko’s major transformation from a traditional retailer to an international modern and focused trading sector group in recent years has been great. I want to wish Kesko success also going forward, and thank all my colleagues for our productive collaboration over the years,” says Jukka Erlund.

In addition to finance and treasury operations, Erlund has been in charge of e.g. Kesko Group’s IT, M&A and investor relations operations.

Further information is available from Jukka Erlund, EVP, Chief Financial Officer, tel. +358 105 322 113,

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