Fazer appoints Lara Saulo as Head of Fazer Bakery Business Area

Helsinki / FI. (fg) Lara Saulo has been appointed Head of the Fazer Bakery Business Area as of 01 March 2021. Lara Saulo began her career at Finland’s Fazer Group in 2017 as EVP, Group Transformation, and has worked as EVP, People + Transformation since 2019. In her new role, Lara Saulo will continue to be member of the Fazer Leadership Team. She will also continue to lead Group Transformation. The process to appoint a new Head of People will start immediately.

The Fazer Bakery Business Area consists of four Business Units: Fazer Bakery Finland, Fazer Bakery Sweden, Fazer Bakery Russia and Fazer Bakery Baltics, which will all report to Lara.

Christoph Vitzthum, President and CEO of Fazer Group, comments: «Fazer has significant opportunities in developing our bakery business in all markets. Lara Saulo is an experienced leader with strong transformation skills and very well suited to lead this exciting business. I am very pleased to announce her appointment.»

In 2020, Fazer Bakery’s net sales totalled 548.6 million EUR and the business had 5,880 employees.