Changes in Raisio’s Finance management and in the Executive Committee

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Raisio plc, Stock Exchange Release, June 2, 2021 at 13.00 pm EET

Changes in Raisio’s Finance management and in the Executive Committee

M.Sc. (Economics and Business Administration) Mika Saarinen, 48, has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and as a member of the Executive Committee of Raisio plc, starting immediately. For the past two years his position has been Director of Treasury, Investor Relations and Communications. Mika Saarinen has acquired long experience in Finance sector from various positions before he joined the Raisio Group.

Raisio’s current CFO Toni Rannikko has resigned from his position to start with a new employer.

“I want to thank Toni Rannikko for developing Raisio’s Financial Administration and I wish him the best of success for the new role. I’m delighted for the appointment of Mika Saarinen as I have learned to know him as a strong finance professional and I am convinced that our co-operation will continue to be smooth and productive also in the future,” says Raisio’s President and CEO Pekka Kuusniemi.

In Raisio, June 2, 2021
Raisio plc
Board of Directors

Further information:

Pekka Kuusniemi, President and CEO, tel. +358 50 537 3883


Raisio is an international company specialized in healthy, responsibly produced food, ingredients and fish feeds. Our well-known brands include, for example, Benecol®, Beanit®, Elovena®, Sunnuntai®, Torino® and Benella®. In Raisio’s products, the focus is on well-being, health, good taste and sustainable development. Profitable growth is ensured through our strong expertise and passion for creating new. Raisio’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. In 2020, the Group’s net sales totaled EUR 234 million and EBIT was EUR 28 million. Raisio employs about 380 people. Our food is good for Health, Heart and Earth. For more information on Raisio go to