VINDERUP, Denmark – Olli Antniemi, managing director of the Danish company Rose Poultry A/S, died from a sudden illness Nov. 24. He was born in 1959.

Interim managing director duties will be assumed by Antniemi’s deputy, sales director Arne Jensen.

Antniemi was employed by the HKScan Group since 1996 and held a variety of key positions within the group in recent years. Prior to becoming managing director of Rose Poultry A/S, he was senior vice president of strategy and development at HKScan, managing director of Scan AB, executive vice president of HKScan’s Baltic Group as well as marketing and exports director at HK Ruokatalo.