Kesko is a Finnish trading sector pioneer, operating in the grocery, building & technical and car trade. The Kesko chain operations comprise some 1,800 stores in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. Combining online sales and digital services with their extensive store site network, Kesko enable a seamless customer experience in all channels.
Corporate responsibility is a strategic choice for the Kesko and it is integrated into all of their day-to-day activities. Key focus areas in the corporate responsibility and sustainability work are transparency in sourcing, mitigating climate change and environmental care, personnel responsibility, and extensive value creation throughout the society.
I am the President of the Building and Technical Trade and Deputy CEO of Kesko. Employed by Kesko Corporation since 1992, I have been a member of the Group Management Board of Kesko since the 5th of February 2013 and President of Kesko’s Building and Technical Trade since the 15th of November 2017.