Kesko / FI. (kkc) Finland’s Kesko Group announced that the Corporation’s Chief Digital Officer (CDO) Anni Ronkainen has informed she’s leaving her duties in Kesko Corporation. Ronkainen has worked as CDO and member of the Group Management Board since April 2015. She’s leaving her current position at the end of September 2022. She will be available for specific assignments in the corporation until the beginning of February 2023.
«Kesko Corporation and K Group have become forerunners in the trading sector in utilizing customer data and digitalisation. Anni Ronkainen has led this strategically important change in the company and executed it in cooperation with the group’s business units. I warmly thank Anni for her strong commitment in executing the company’s growth strategy and her active role in the Group Management Board. I also wish her good success in her future duties», says Mikko Helander, Kesko’s President and CEO.
«It has been a privilege to take part in building K’s success story. Kesko has renewed itself and grown strongly in the chosen fields during the past seven years. It has been great to participate in making this change. I want to thank my supervisor and my colleagues for the good cooperation and for the support I have received. After these experiences and these years filled with work it is good to take a pause and consider the next challenges in work life», says Anni Ronkainen.
Ronkainen has also been responsible for Kesko’s grocery trade analytics, digital development, online store and own media. She is giving up also these assignments in the end of September 2022.