Rajala named HKScan EVP for Finland market
She previously worked with Snellman Group, Fazer Group
Kati Rajala, M.Sc (Tech.) has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Market Finland and a member of the Group Leadership Team of HKScan Corporation. Rajala will join HKScan on 2 May 2018 at the latest and she will report to Jari Latvanen, President and CEO, HKScan Corporation.
Before joining HKScan Rajala has worked, among others, for Snellman Group, where she has held the position of Managing Director, Snellmanin Kokkikartano (Oy) Ltd as well as the head of ready-made food division. Before Snellman Kati worked in various positions at Fazer Group.
Jyrki Karlsson, currently Executive Vice President of Market Finland, will leave HKScan. He has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of Kaslink Foods. Karlsson has been a member of the Board of Kaslink Foods since 2017. He will continue working at HKScan until the end of March.
”I warmly welcome Kati to HKScan. Her strong background in the food industry and in key leadership positions will enable her to contribute well to the successful implementation of our Group strategy”, says Jari Latvanen.
“At the same time, I would like to thank Jyrki for the good work he has done at HKScan and for being a good colleague. Our entire team wishes him every success in the future”, Latvanen adds.