Marimekko Corporation, Stock Exchange Release, 6 May 2021 at 8.45 a.m.
Changes in Marimekko’s management – Jussi Siitonen steps down from Marimekko’s Board
Jussi Siitonen has announced that he will resign immediately from his position as a member of the Board of Directors of Marimekko. Siitonen was today appointed CFO of Fiskars as of 3 November 2021 at the latest, which creates a conflict of interest with his duties as a Board member in Marimekko.
According to the Articles of Association, Marimekko’s Board of Directors comprises a minimum of four and a maximum of seven ordinary members. As of today, the Board consists of Elina Björklund, Carol Chen, Mika Ihamuotila, Mikko-Heikki Inkeroinen, Catharina Stackelberg-Hammarén and Tomoki Takebayashi. The Board is chaired by Mika Ihamuotila and vice-chaired by Elina Björklund.
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Marimekko is a Finnish lifestyle design company renowned for its original prints and colors. The company’s product portfolio includes high-quality clothing, bags and accessories as well as home décor items ranging from textiles to tableware. When Marimekko was founded in 1951, its unparalleled printed fabrics gave it a strong and unique identity. Marimekko products are sold in about 40 countries. In 2020, brand sales of the products worldwide amounted to EUR 285 million and the company’s net sales were EUR 124 million. Roughly 150 Marimekko stores serve customers around the globe. The key markets are Northern Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and North America. The Group employs about 420 people. The company’s share is quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. www.marimekko.com