VANTAA, Finland - Arto Lehtinen, Vice President, Marketing, at Tikkurila Oy has been appointed President, Tikkurila Deco Finland, as of Jan. 1, 2010. In his new position, Lehtinen will be responsible for Tikkurila Oy's decorative paint business in Finland. Based in Vantaa, Finland, he will report to Erkki Järvinen, President and CEO of Tikkurila Oy. Jarmo Mäenpää, the current President of Tikkurila Deco Finland, will retire at the end of 2009.