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New Head of Fazer Confectionery

New Head of Fazer Confectionery
May 29
10:29 2018

Nathalie Ahlström (pictured) has been appointed Managing Director of Fazer Confectionery and member of the Fazer Group Management Team. She has extensive international experience from global companies in leading business roles. For the past six years, she has worked for the global packaging company Amcor, and her present position is Head of the High Performance Laminate Business Unit in Europe. She will join Fazer at the latest in November.

Nathalie Ahlström has a truly international background having been based in Singapore and Switzerland, as well as having been responsible for business in multiple other countries, such as India and Indonesia, to name a few. Before she joined Amcor, she worked for Huhtamäki in various leading positions, e.g. Director Strategy and Business Development, and as a consultant at Pöyry.

President & CEO of Fazer Group Christoph Vitzthum says: “Fazer’s strategy drives growth, performance and internationalisation. Nathalie Ahlström is a result and solution oriented change leader with broad experience in driving major international development projects as well as merging acquired businesses. Her competence and experience will complement Fazer’s Group Management Team in executing Fazer’s growth strategy to transform into a modern sustainable food company. She is also well suited to lead the confectionery business on its future internationalisation path.”

“Fazer symbolises Finland for me. It is a great brand and a very well lead company with great potential for internationalisation. I’m very much looking forward to joining the Fazer team and together taking the business to the next level,” says Nathalie Ahlström.

Fazer Group is an International family-owned company offering quality bakery, confectionery, biscuit and grain products, plant-based meals, non-dairy products, on-the-go food & drinks as well as food and café services. The Group operates in eight countries and exports to around 40 countries. In 2017, Fazer Group had net sales of €1.6 billion and nearly 15,000 employees.

 

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