Release
November 5, 2009

Harri Sivula appointed to Vice Chairman of the Federation of Finnish Commerce 

Harri Sivula, President and CEO of Onninen Oy, has been appointed to Vice Chairman of the Federation of Finnish Commerce as of January 1, 2010.
Arto Hiltunen, CEO of SOK, has been appointed to new Chairman of the Federation of Finnish Commerce. Total of 18 members have been nominated to the board, which represents widely Finnish trade business.

Onninen Oy is one of approx. 7000 member companies of the Federation of Finnish Commerce. Federation of Finnish Commerce represents retail and wholesale trade in Finland. Trade employs approx. 300 000 persons in Finland.

Group Communications
Kai Puustinen

ABOUT ONNINEN:
Onninen provides comprehensive materials services to contractors, industry, public organisations and technical product retailers. We are a family-owned company and have operated in the industry since 1913. We have 3,000 employees in our Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Baltic and Kazakh operations. Estimated net sales for 2008 totalled EUR 1.75 billion.