Tikkurila appoints Tapio Pesola as Director, IR & Communications

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Tikkurila Oyj
Press Release
May 14, 2019 10:00 a.m. (CET +1)

Tapio Pesola, 38, (M.Sc. Communication) has been appointed as Director, IR & Communications at Tikkurila, and he will start by the end of May. Pesola will be responsible for the company’s external and internal communication, as well as financial communication and investor relations. He will report to CEO Elisa Markula.

“I’m happy to join Tikkurila, a Nordic leader in the paint industry which currently going through a significant transformation. In such situations the importance of appropriate and effective communication is emphasized, and I look forward to working together with the team and our stakeholders to support Tikkurila as the company seeks new growth and increased profitability”, says Pesola.

Prior to joining Tikkurila, Pesola has been heading investor relations since 2014 at F-Secure, a cyber security company.

Tikkurila Oyj

Elisa Markula, CEO

For further information, please contact:

Tapio Pesola, tel. +358 44 373 4693, communications@tikkurila.com

Sustainable Nordicness
Tikkurila is a leading Nordic paint company with expertise that spans decades. We develop premium products and services that provide our customers with quality that will stand the test of time and weather. We operate in around ten countries and our 2,700 dedicated professionals share the joy of building a vivid future through surfaces that make a difference. In 2018, our revenue totaled EUR 562 million. The company is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Nordic quality from start to finish since 1862.