Finnish group Kesko today (Thursday) announced that Terho Kalliokoski has been appointed president of its Kesko Food Ltd grocery retail division as from 1 May 2005.

With effect from today, the board appointed Juhani Järvi as corporate executive vice president and the new deputy to Kesko Corporation’s president and CEO, and Arja Talma  as senior vice president and the new chief financial officer. At the same time, Kalliokoski and Talma were appointed as members of the Kesko Group’s corporate management board with effect from today.