WULFF GROUP PLC TO LOOK FOR A NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR AS CURRENT CEO TOPI RUUSKA WILL STEP DOWN IN SEPTEMBER
STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE April 18, 2016 at 8.45 A.M.
Wulff Group Plc’s CEO Topi Ruuska and the Group’s Board of Directors have agreed that Ruuska will step down from his position on September 30th, 2016. Ruuska has decided to use his option of leaving his position at the age of 60.
Wulff Group Plc has initiated the search for a new Managing Director. Chairman of the Board, Heikki Vienola: ”We thank Topi Ruuska for his work and input. In accordance with our strategy, we want to continue focusing on our sales and multi-channel model and continue to develop our operations, taking advantage of the possibilities of digitalization. The new Managing Director will be supported by people with versatile professional skills and a deep knowledge of the industry. We expect the new Managing Director to be eager to refresh Wulff’s plans for the future and clarify our competitive edges with our personnel. Wulff’s success has always been created together with our personnel, customers and partners. “
In Helsinki on April 18, 2016
WULFF GROUP PLC
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman of the Board of Directors Heikki Vienola
tel. +358 9 5259 0050 or mobile: +358 50 65 110
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Wulff Group Plc is an increasingly international listed company as well as the most significant Nordic player in office supplies and an industry pioneer. The company’s product and service range is the most comprehensive in the industry: Wulff sells and markets office supplies, facility management products, IT supplies as well as ergonomics and first aid products. In addition, Wulff provides LED lights and lighting solutions and innovative products for worksites. Customers can also acquire international fair services from Wulff. In addition to Finland, Wulff operates in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The customers are personally served by approx. 200 business-to-business sales professionals and also at Wulff’s stores in Helsinki, Turku and Lahti. In addition to versatile customer specific services, the Group serves its customers online with the webstore Wulff.fi.