Changes in Amer Sports leadership team

Amer Sports Corporation
June 13, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Changes in Amer Sports leadership team

Sebastian Lund (born 1970) has been appointed Amer Sports Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Executive Board as of October 1, 2016. Mr. Lund is joining Amer Sports after a 20-year career at Procter & Gamble in the United States and Europe, most recently as Global Human Resources Leader for Corporate Productivity & Organization Transformation in Cincinnati, Unites States. Before that Mr. Lund worked as Global Human Resources Leader in Procter & Gamble’s Global Beauty and Grooming Group. Mr. Lund will report to Heikki Takala, Amer Sports President & CEO. Terhi Heikkinen, who has been Amer Sports Senior Vice President, Human Resources, and member of the Executive Board, has decided to leave the company on August 31, 2016 to assume new challenges.

Heikki Takala, President and CEO: “I am pleased to welcome Sebastian Lund who will bring us significant experience in synchronizing strategy, structure, and capabilities, and driving productivity and strategic renewal. Amer Sports ambition is to accelerate growth through focused strategic choices, and Sebastian will be a key partner in driving us to the next level. I want to thank Terhi Heikkinen for her contributions to the company over the past seven years. Terhi built us a world-class HR process which continues to be a backbone for the company. As Terhi now pursues her next career step, we wish her all the best.”

For further information, please contact:
Heikki Takala, President and CEO, tel. +358 20 712 2510

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Amer Sports ( is a sporting goods company with internationally recognized brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Precor, Suunto and Mavic. The company’s technically advanced sports equipment, footwear and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. The Group’s business is balanced by its broad portfolio of sports and products and a presence in all major markets. Amer Sports shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange (AMEAS).