Tokmanni Group Corporation: Markku Pirskanen appointed CFO at Tokmanni

TOKMANNI GROUP CORPORATION         COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT                 9.3.2017  12.00 EET

MARKKU PIRSKANEN APPOINTED CFO AT TOKMANNI

M. Sc. (Econ.) Markku Pirskanen (52) has been appointed CFO and member of the Executive Group at Tokmanni Group Corporation. Pirskanen joins Tokmanni from Hartela Group where he has served as CFO from May 2016.  2011-2016 Pirskanen was CFO at Martela Group and 2009-2011 CFO at Comptel Group.

"I am very pleased that Markku Pirskanen joins Tokmanni as our new CFO. He has a long CFO background and also experience from several listed companies. I want to wish Markku warmly welcome to Tokmanni", says Tokmanni's CEO Heikki Väänänen.

Pirskanen succeeds Tokmanni's current CFO Sixten Hjort and takes up the position during the summer 2017. Hjort announced earlier this year that he would retire from Tokmanni by the end of June 2017. 

Tokmanni Group Corporation

For more information:
Heikki Väänänen
CEO
Tel. +358 (0)20 728 6044
heikki.vaananen(at)tokmanni.fi

Tokmanni in brief
Tokmanni is the largest general discount retailer in Finland measured by number of stores and revenue. In 2016, Tokmanni's revenue was EUR 776 million and on average it had approximately 3,200 employees. Tokmanni is the only nationwide general discount retailer in Finland, with 162 stores across Finland as at 31 December 2016.
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