Press release

New member in Altia’s Board of Directors

Torsten Steenholt has been appointed as a new member to the Board of Directors of Altia. 

Torsten Steenholt (b. 1969) has been appointed as a new member to the Board of Directors of Altia. He currently serves at bioscience company Chr. Hansen as EVP, Global Operations.

Altia’s Board of Directors consist of: Chairman Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae, Vice Chairman Annikka Hurme, members Kim Henriksson, Kai Telanne and Tiina Lencioni. More information about Altia’s Board of Directors >  (

Torsten Steenholt has earned the degrees of Master Brewer, M.Sc. in Pharmacy and M.Sc. in Chemical Research. Steenholt has extensive experience in leading global operations, production and supply chain at senior level. He has 15 years background from drinks industry at Carlsberg. During his career Steenholt has worked abroad in UK and Portugal. 

Further information: Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae, Chairman of the Board of Directors. Contacts via Altia Group Communications, tel. +358 40 767 0867 or +358 400 728 957. 

More information and contact:
Group Communications
Niina Ala-Luopa
Communications Manager

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Group Communications
Petra Gräsbeck
Director, Corporate Relations and Communications

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