First Chief People Officer appointed at FootBalance

FootBalance strengthens its Executive Leadership Team with the appointment of its first Chief People Officer

Helsinki 23.05.2022

FootBalance, the Nordic foot health brand, has moved to strengthen its Executive Leadership Team with the appointment of Kukka Salomaa as its first Chief People Officer.

Based at the company’s Helsinki HQ, Kukka Salomaa joins with over 15 years of global HR directorial experience, working across travel, distribution & retail industries. She will report to FootBalance CEO, Klaus Rauhansalo, who comments, ’I have personally enjoyed getting to know Kukka. She brings an exceptional skill set and experience across all facets of people, culture and organisational management. We’re delighted to welcome Kukka to the team’.

Kukka Salomaa commented, ‘I am hugely excited to have the opportunity to join FootBalance as Chief People Officer. There is so much about the company and its values that resonates with my passion for putting people first and my interest in health and wellbeing’.


FootBalance’s Story
Our vision is for a “world standing on healthier feet”.

Present in more than 40 countries and across 1,500 points of distribution, including some of the world’s leading sporting goods and specialty retailers, FootBalance custom-creates a personalised fit through its advanced 3D foot scanning technology, award-winning custom insole programme and range of compression socks and injury prevention products.