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New Rapala lure manufacturing role for Arto Nygren

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Rapala VMC Corporation has appointed Arto Nygren as Executive Vice President, Lure Manufacturing.

Rapala VMC Corporation has announced the appointment of Arto Nygren as Executive Vice President, Lure Manufacturing.

He will also become a member of the Executive Committee. Both appointments come into effect as of January 1st next year.

Nygren has worked for the Rapala group since 1990 and is currently heading its lure manufacturing unit in Batam, Indonesia. He will report to Stanislas de Castelnau, Executive Vice President, Manufacturing Operations and Global Supply Chain, Hook and Carp Business Unit.

The group also announced that Juhani Pehkonen will leave the Executive Committee on December 31st, 2016 and the Rapala VMC Corporation during the first half of next year.

During the interim, he will work as a Senior Advisor for the group. He has been a member of the Executive Committee since 1998.

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