Fazer Group: appoints Chief Procurement Officer

Helsinki / FI. (fg) Petteri Nisonen has been appointed Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) of Finland’s Fazer Group and member of the extended Fazer Leadership Team. Nisonen has held the position on an interim basis since February 2022, when Bengt Erlandsson stepped down from the position.

Petteri Nisonen is an experienced procurement leader with a strong track record of leading and developing procurement in international organisations. For the past four years, Petteri has been responsible for sourcing raw materials and packaging at Fazer and has played an important role in the systematic development of procurement with a One Fazer spirit, creating sustainable value and contributing to Fazer’s success.

«The CPO plays a very important role at Fazer, particularly in the current environment where we are facing challenges in global supply, both in terms of cost inflation and availability of raw materials, packaging, energy and logistics. Petteri is an experienced leader with a strong track record in critical areas of procurement, as well as driving transformation in international settings. I am very pleased to welcome Petteri to this position.» Christoph Vitzthum, President and CEO of Fazer Group comments.

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