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Oskari Vidman appointed Senior Vice President, Sales at Tikkurila

Tikkurila Oyj
Stock Exchange Release
January 11, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. (CET+1)


Oskari Vidman appointed Senior Vice President, Sales at Tikkurila

Oskari Vidman (born 1976, M.Sc.Econ.) has been appointed Senior Vice President, Sales, and a member of Tikkurila Management Team as of July 1, 2019, at the latest. In this position, he will be responsible for developing and driving Tikkurila sales to all customer segments: Consumers, Professionals and Industry. The country Sales functions and International Key Account Management will report to Vidman.

Vidman joins Tikkurila from Cloetta, a Swedish confectionery company. Vidman has worked at Cloetta since 2015, previously as Chief Pick & Mix Officer and member of the Group Management Team. During 2015–2018, he worked as Sales Director Finland at Cloetta. Before Cloetta, Vidman worked for years at British American Tobacco, an international tobacco group, in several sales and marketing positions across Scandinavia.

”I warmly welcome Oskari Vidman to Tikkurila and join our team. He has long and versatile experience in various sales management positions, and thereby excellent prerequisites to lead Tikkurila to the path of profitable growth, together with our professional sales teams," says CEO Elisa Markula.

Tikkurila Oyj

Elisa Markula, CEO

For further information, please contact:

Elisa Markula, CEO, mobile +358 50 596 0978,

Photo of Oskari Vidman is attached to this release, photo copyright: Cloetta

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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 3,000 dedicated professionals share the joy of building a vivid future through surfaces that make a difference. In 2017, our revenue totaled EUR 582 million. The company is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Nordic quality from start to finish since 1862.