Helsinki / FI. (fg) Marko Bergholm has been appointed Managing Director of Fazer Bakery Finland and member of the Fazer Group Management Team. For the past three years, he has worked as the Head of Finance of Fazer Confectionery. Bergholm will assume the role of MD of Fazer Bakery Finland on 1 October.
Marko Bergholm is an appreciated leader with extensive experience in Fazer’s businesses and a demonstrated track record in successfully leading teams and in driving performance.
Bergholm joined Fazer in 2012. For the past three years, he has worked as the Head of Finance of Fazer Confectionery. In 2018, he worked simultaneously also as the interim Managing Director of the Fazer Confectionery Business Area. Prior to his current role, Bergholm was the Head of Finance of Fazer Bakery.
President + CEO of Fazer Group, Christoph Vitzthum says: «Marko Bergholm is a business leader with strong strategic competences and proven leadership skills. The combination of his experience and result-driven mindset will ensure him a great start in heading our bakery business in Finland.»
«The past year has demonstrated the importance of Finnish food production, both on an individual level in everyday life and in society. It has been a joy to follow the success of Fazer Bakery Finland and I’m proud to join the bakery team again,» says Marko Bergholm.