Nordkalk renews its operating model and organisation

Nordkalk, the leading producer of limestone-based products in Northern Europe, is renewing its operating model as of 1 April 2015. The company will switch from the current organisation with three geographical divisions to a function-driven organisation, which will offer the increased focus needed in today´s changing business environment.

“With this change, Nordkalk aims to further boost the implementation of its strategic targets: improving cost-efficiency, innovating new business and growing profitably,” says Jarkko Kaplin, Nordkalk’s CEO since 1 January 2015.

The Management Team will consist of, in addition to Mr. Kaplin: Anders Mattsson, Chief Finance Officer (CFO), Taru Ämmälä, Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), Kari Vainio, Chief Legal Officer (CLO), Jan Weber, Chief Operations Officer (COO), and Tarmo Tuominen, Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO). Chief Sales Officer (CSO) will be appointed later. Until appointment Jarkko Kaplin acts as CSO.

Further information:

Jarkko Kaplin, Nordkalk, CEO: +358 20 753 7107

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 in more than 30 locations mainly around the Baltic Sea. The company employs some 1,050 people. Nordkalk is a member of the family-owned Finnish Rettig Group.