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Nordkalk appoints Acting Chief Executive Officer

Nordkalk’s Board of Directors has appointed Tarmo Tuominen (54), M.Sc. (Geol.), as Acting Chief Executive Officer for Nordkalk as of 26.9.2016 reporting to Tomas von Rettig, President and CEO of Rettig Group. Tarmo Tuominen succeeds Jarkko Kaplin, who is stepping down.

Tarmo Tuominen is currently Chief Supply Chain Officer of Nordkalk and has been working for the company since 1982. As Acting Chief Executive Officer, he will participate in meetings of Rettig Group’s management team.

 “A recruitment process is under way to appoint a new permanent CEO of Nordkalk who will continue to execute the current strategy of Nordkalk, leveraging the position as Northern Europe’s leading supplier of limestone-based products. I am pleased that Tarmo has agreed to step in as Acting CEO of Nordkalk until the permanent CEO has been appointed. Jarkko has led the company during a period of challenging market conditions and laid the foundation for a solid strategy of Nordkalk. On behalf of Rettig Group and the Board of Directors of Nordkalk, I want to thank Jarkko for his dedicated service and contribution to Nordkalk and Rettig Group, and wish him all the best,” said Tomas von Rettig, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nordkalk and President and CEO of Rettig Group.

For further information, please contact:
Tomas von Rettig, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nordkalk and President and CEO of Rettig Group: Tel. +358 40 745 5276

Tarmo Tuominen, Acting Chief Executive Officer and Chief Supply Chain Officer of Nordkalk: Tel. +358 40 720 5190

Rettig Group is a Finnish family held investment company that creates value for generations through active and responsible ownership. Our holdings include Rettig ICC (indoor climate comfort), Nordkalk (limestone), Alandia (insurance) and Anchor (financial investments). Through these businesses Rettig Group is active in 28 countries globally and employs about 4,200 people. www.rettig.fi

Nordkalk is Northern Europe’s leading supplier of limestone-based products. We offer sustainable products for various fields of industry, such as pulp and paper, metals and mining, construction and chemical industry. Our products benefit the environment through flue-gas desulphurisation, water treatment and soil improvement. We strive for more customer value with less environmental impact. Nordkalk is a local supplier with activities at more than 30 locations mainly around the Baltic Sea. The company employs some 970 people. Nordkalk is a member of the family-owned Finnish Rettig Group. www.nordkalk.com

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