Rapala VMC re-elects d’Alançon as Board Chairman
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Louis Audemard d’Alançon was re-elected as Rapala VMC Board Chairman when the company met for its Annual General Meeting (AGM) last week. d’Alançon replaced former chairman Jorma Kasslin in September last year.
In addition to d’Alançon, the six-strong Board approved at the meeting is made up of Kasslin, Eero Makkonen, Marc Speeckaert, Emmanuel Viellard and Julia Aubertin.
The group recently reported a strong set of figures for 2018, recording net sales of €262 million and an operating profit of €14.8 million – up 4% and 66% respectively. Organic sales growth also showed a 7% increase over the previous year.
The Rapala group portfolio comprises global brands including Rapala, VMC, Sufix, Storm, Blue Fox, Luhr Jensen, Williamson, Dynamite Baits, Mora Ice, StrikeMaster, Marttiini and Peltonen.