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

Twitter: @TennilaPekka

b. 1969, M. Sc. in Business Management

Member of Executive Management Team since 2014

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)

Matti Piri
CFO

b. 1969, M. Sc. in Business Management

Member of Executive Management Team since 2013

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)

Kari Kilpinen
Kari Kilpinen
SVP, Finland & Exports

b. 1963, MBA, Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Member of Executive Management Team since 2017

Main work experience:
Director, Altia Finland (2009-2017)

Janne Halttunen
SVP, Scandinavia

b. 1970, M. Sc. Business Administration

Member of Executive Management Team since 2015

Main work experience:
Senior Vice President, Partner Business and Export, Altia (2015–2017)
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)

Hannu Tuominen
SVP, Altia Industrial

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

Member of Executive Management Team since 2008

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)

Kirsi Lehtola
SVP, HR

b. 1963, Master of Laws

Member of Executive Management Team since 2016

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)

Kirsi Puntila
SVP, Marketing

Twitter: @KirsiPuntila

b. 1970, M.Sc. in Economics

Member of Executive Management Team since 2016

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)

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Kirsi Puntila is currently on a parental leave. In the meantime, her substitute in Executive Management Team is Innovation Director Saija Moisio.

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