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Mon May 13 10:00 am 2019 in category Stock exchange releases

Nokian Tyres appoints Bahri Kurter to Senior Vice President, Central Europe

Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Release May 13, 2019, 10:00 a.m. 

Mr. Bahri Kurter (Master of Arts, Economics) has been appointed Nokian Tyres’ new Senior Vice President, Central Europe. He will take up the position in July 2019 at the latest. Kurter joins Nokian Tyres from the position of General Manager at Groupe SEB Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH), which represents consumer brands like Krups, Tefal and Moulinex. Previously Kurter has served in various leadership positions in Puma, Nike and Procter & Gamble. Kurter will be a member of Nokian Tyres management team and report to the President and CEO Hille Korhonen.

– Bahri Kurter has an extensive background from the Central European market. His familiarity with the consumer goods and retail business in Europe as well as sales management will be a major asset to us as we are aiming at growing our sales by 50% in Central Europe, says Hille Korhonen, President & CEO of Nokian Tyres.

Bahri Kurter’s photo and CV are available at www.nokiantyres.com/company/investors/corporate-governance/the-groups-management-team/ 

Nokian Tyres plc 

Päivi Antola
SVP, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations

Further information:
Hille Korhonen, President & CEO
tel. +358 10 401 7733 

Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki Oy, media and www.nokiantyres.com