Executive Management Team

Executive Management Team assists the CEO in the implementation of Group strategy and in operational management. It is responsible for managing the company’s core business operations as a whole, which requires planning of various development processes, Group principles and Group practices, as well as monitoring the development of financial matters and Group business plans.
Pekka Tennilä
CEO (June 2014 –)

Twitter: @TennilaPekka

b. 1969, M. Sc. in Business Management

Main work experience:
President, Baltics, Carlsberg Group (2012-2014)
Commercial Director, Baltics, Carlsberg Group (2011-2012)
President & CEO, Saku Brewery, Carslberg Group (2008-2011)
Export Director, Sinebrychoff, Carlsberg Group (2006-2008)
Marketing Manager, Beer Portfolio, Sinebrychoff, Carlsberg Group (2001-2005)
Business Manager Finland, Nordic Kellogg’s (2000-2001)
Brand Manager and marketing positions, Leaf Confectionery (1995-1998)

Janne Halttunen
Senior Vice President, Partner Business and Export (August 2015 –)

b. 1970, M. Sc. Business Administration

Main work experience:
Director Business Development, Managing Director Partner Brands, Altia (2013–2015)
Managing Director, Wennerco (2009–2013)
Director of Brand Marketing, British American Tobacco Iberia (2004–2008)
Senior International Brand Group Manager, British American Tobacco Head Quarter U.K., (2002–2004)
Trade Development Director, British American Tobacco Switzerland (2000–2002)
Head of Marketing, British American Tobacco Nordic (1998–2000)

Kirsi Lehtola
Senior Vice President, HR (April 2016 –)

b. 1963, Master of Laws

Main work experience:
Head of HR OP Financial Group, Insurance and Wealth Management (2015–2016)
Head of HR Services Stora Enso, Global People and Organisation (2013–2015)
SVP HR Finland and Publication Paper, Stora Enso Oyj (2007–2012)
HR and HRD Manager Varenso Oy, Varkaus Mills and Enocell Oy (2002–2007)
Director SAMPO-GROUP, Jyväskylä region (2001–2002)
Local Director Middle Finland Units, SAMPO Oy (1997–2001)
Lawyer, National Pension Institute KELA, West Finland (1994–1997)

Matti Piri
Senior Vice President, CFO (2013 –)

b. 1969, M. Sc. in Business Management

Main work experience:
VP Finance & Control, Neste Oil Oyj (2011-2013) 
Acting CFO, Neste Oil Oyj  (9/2012-5/2013)
Finance Director, Austria (2010-2011), Czech/Slovakia (2007-2009) and Hungary (2005-2007), MARS Inc.
Project Manager, South Central Europe, MARS Inc. (2004-2005)
Financial Controller, Romania, MARS Inc. (2003-2004)
Financial Planning Manager, Effemex Europe (2001-2003) 
Business Planning Manager, Finland/Baltics, Effemex Europe (1996-1999) 
Financial Analyst, Finland/Baltics, Effemex Europe (1994-1996)

Kirsi Puntila
Senior Vice President, Marketing (July 2016 –)

Twitter: @KirsiPuntila

b. 1970, M.Sc. in Economics

Main work experience:
Spirits Category Director, Altia, Helsinki (2015–2016)
Marketing Director, Altia brands, Stockholm, Altia (2014–2015)
Global Marketing Manager, Kahlua, The Absolut Company, Stockholm (2013–2014)
Global Marketing Manager, Absolut Flavors, The Absolut Company, Stockholm (2010–2013)
Global Senior Brand Manager, Chivas Brothers, London (2006–2010)
Brand Manager, Pernod Ricard Finland, Helsinki (2004–2006)
Market Analyst, Finpro Finland Trade Center, New York (2002–2003)

Hannu Tuominen
Senior Vice President, Industrial Services and Supply Chain (2009 –)

b. 1958, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Main work experience:
Senior Vice President, Industrial Services and Production, Altia Oyj (2008-2009)
Division Director, Vaisala Oyj (1994-2007)
Production Director, Vaisala Oyj (1992-1994)
Production Director, Fiskars Power Systems Oyj, (1990-1992)
Product Marketing Manager, Fiskars Power Systems Oyj, (1988-1990)
Business Controller, Fiskars Power Systems Oyj, (1986-1988)

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