Fiskars Group has four reporting segments: EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific), Americas, Wärtsilä (associated company) and Other (Real Estate, corporate headquarters and shared services).
The Company has three business areas: Home, Garden and Outdoor. The three business areas are managed under the two geographical segments: EMEA and Americas.
In the EMEA region, Fiskars has adopted a matrix organization to accelerate growth. In 2013, two sales regions – North and Central – carried the commercial responsibility for their respective regions. The heads of country sales units report to the respective Sales Region President.
The Executive Board, Presidents of Fiskars business areas, and Presidents of the EMEA Sales Regions form the Executive Team of the Company. The Executive Team meets a minimum of four times a year to discuss the implementation of the integrated company strategy, the implementation of common operating and business models, and corporate business performance and opportunities.
The Presidents of Fiskars business areas and sales regions are responsible for the day-to-day operations and development of their units and for ensuring that their businesses comply with the requirements of local laws, regulations, and Fiskars Code of Conduct.
They are also responsible for ensuring that the subsidiaries associated with their businesses have the appropriate resources needed for their businesses.
The Presidents of each business area and sales region are assisted in these duties by their own leadership teams. To facilitate close cooperation between the sales units and business units, the Presidents of EMEA sales regions participate in EMEA business area leadership team meetings.
In 2013, Fiskars Executive Team members, in addition to the Executive Board, were as follows: