Anna-Lena Högfeldt has been appointed Group Vice President, Tikkurila Marketing and Brand Management.

Anna-Lena Högfeldt has been appointed Group Vice President, Tikkurila Marketing and Brand Management. Based in Stockholm, Sweden, she will report to Erkki Järvinen, President and CEO of Tikkurila Oy. Sergey Massalitin has been appointed Managing Director of TOO Tikkurila, located in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He is responsible for developing Tikkurila’s operations in Central Asia. Kenneth Sundberg has been appointed Tikkurila’s Group Vice President, Research and Development. Ilkka Sarvimäki, Tikkurila’s former Group Vice President, R&D and Technology, has retired. Arto Lehtinen, Vice President, Marketing, at Tikkurila Oy has been appointed President, Tikkurila Deco Finland. In his new position, Lehtinen will be responsible for Tikkurila Oy’s decorative paint business in Finland. Jarmo Mäenpää, the current President of Tikkurila Deco Finland, will retire at the end of 2009.