Collaboration negotiations in support functions in Finland have been concluded

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Fazer has concluded collaboration negotiations in support functions within the Group in Finland. Fazer needed to simplify its organisation and clarify roles in certain support functions to improve strategy execution. Measures are being taken to drive agility and efficiency.

According to the strategy Fazer will create value and strengthen its position as the leading fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brand in Finland while establishing a stronger position in Northern Europe and beyond.

The strategic and financial targets of the Group require continuous re-evaluation of ways of working. Fazer is now combining roles, reallocating responsibilities, reorganising reporting relationships and reducing overlaps in Group Management, Fazer Services and Fazer Bakery Finland to improve overall efficiency and the customer experience throughout the organisation.

Fazer further focuses support and capability development on strategically critical areas. In addition, Fazer is reorganising HR across the Group into country-specific and functional centres of excellence.

The collaboration negotiations started in May 2020 and concerned 78 employees. The collaboration negotiations led to the termination of 11 roles as well as changes in the organisational structure, in roles and responsibilities and in the reporting structure.

Fazer will support those whose employment has been terminated and further their chances of finding new employment by liaising with the local employment administration.

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Fazer’s media phone line, open Mon–Fri from 8:00 to 16:00 EET, tel. +358 40 668 2998,

Fazer Group

Fazer, The Food Experience Company, enables people to enjoy the best moments of their day. In 1891, the young Karl Fazer opened his first café with a mission to make food with a purpose – and a passion to create moments of joy for all the people around him. Shaping the next tastes, traditions and food experiences, Fazer is going Towards Perfect Days. Fazer wants people to experience the Northern Magic it creates and builds on its strong heritage, consumer first approach and innovations to create the sustainable food solutions of the future. The Group focuses on fast-moving consumer goods, operates in eight countries and exports to around 40 countries. In 2019, Fazer Group had net sales of 1.1 billion euros and almost 9,000 employees. Fazer’s operations comply with ethical principles that are based on the Group’s values and the UN Global Compact.

Northern Magic. Made Real.       





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