STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE MARCH 9, 2017 at 9.00 A.M.
Kimmo Laaksonen, M.Sc., has been appointed as the new CEO of Wulff Group Plc and the Managing Director of the Group’s largest subsidiary Wulff Ltd. beginning on March 13, 2017. Laaksonen (born 1968) will also be the Chairman of the Group’s Executive Board.
Elina Rahkonen, who has acted as the Group’s interim CEO, will continue in her position of Chief Financial Officer.
Wulff Group Plc’s Chairman of the Board Heikki Vienola is pleased that the Group will get a leader who has experience of managing people and companies from different business sectors, and especially, a good track record in developing sales, marketing and digital solutions.
“Wulff has a strong and solid position in particular as a supplier of office products. Increasingly, we are also known for making workplaces – we enable people to work in different environments. In a constantly changing world we need renewal. We feel that the development and change of our operating environment is an opportunity for us to serve our customers in new ways and even better than before. Laaksonen has the right kind of experience and competence, and strong commitment to renew operations. At Wulff, we are happy that Laaksonen will join us in building success together.”
In Vantaa on March 9, 2017
WULFF GROUP PLC
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman of the Board of Directors Heikki Vienola
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Wulff Group Plc is the most significant player in office supplies and a domestic and Scandinavian industry pioneer. Wulff enables working in environments where companies and entrepreneurs operate. We offer the industry’s most comprehensive product and service range that can help you create an office wherever you want it. What would you like? We offer our customers office supplies, facility management products, catering solutions, IT supplies, ergonomics, first aid, LED lighting solutions and innovative products for worksites. Customers can also acquire international exhibition services from Wulff. In addition to Finland, Wulff operates in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. Check out our products and services at Wulff.fi.