Executive Management Team

The Executive Management Team is chaired by the CEO of Anora and comprises other senior management appointed by the Board of Directors. On this page you can find the resumes of the members of Executive Management Team.

Read more about the role of the Executive Management Team on our Governance pages.

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Jacek Pastuszka


b. 1963, M. Sc. in Economy

Main work experience: Joined Anora 25 October 2023 as CEO and member of Anora's Executive Management Team. Before joining Anora, Jacek served as Executive Vice President Western Europe at Carlsberg and a member of Carlsberg Group's Executive Committee. Prior to that, he was also the CEO of Ringnes in Norway and held several other leadership positions at Carlsberg, AIG, Danone and Procter & Gamble. Visit Jacek's LinkediIn profile >

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Sigmund Toth


b. 1976, Master, Business Administration (Diplôme ESSEC)

Shareholding: 14,057 Anora shares

Main work experience: CFO and interim CEO of Arcus, joined Arcus in 2015.

Previously he worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company and held several positions within Finance & Accounting at Procter & Gamble.

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Janne Halttunen

SVP, Wine

b. 1970, M. Sc. Business Administration

Main work experience: SVP, Scandinavia at Altia since 2017, member of Altia’s Executive Management Team since 2015, joined Altia in 2009.

He joined Altia in 2009 as the Managing Director of Oy Wennerco Ab. Previously, he served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Partner Business and Export; as the Director, Business Development; Managing Director, Partner Brands, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Craft & Cask Ltd. In addition, he has held several managerial positions at British American Tobacco. Visit Janne's LinkedIn profile >

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Kirsi Puntila

SVP, Spirits

Twitter: @KirsiPuntila

b. 1970, M.Sc. in Economics

Main work experience: SVP, Marketing at Altia since 2016, member of Altia’s Executive Management Team since 2016, joined Altia in 2014.

Previously, she served as the Spirits Category Director of Altia and the Marketing Director, Altia Brands, based in Stockholm. She has also served as the Global Marketing Manager (Absolut Flavors and Kahlua) of The Absolut Company (Pernod Ricard S.A).

Key positions of trust: Board member of Neova Oy Visit Kirsi's LinkedIn profile >

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Hannu Tuominen

SVP, Anora Industrial

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

Main work experience: SVP, Altia Industrial (previously Industrial Services and Supply Chain) since 2009, member of Altia’s Executive Management Team since 2008, joined Altia in 2008.

He served as an Interim CEO of Altia from November 2013 to May 2014. Previously he served Vaisala Corporation as Production Director and Division Director in 1992–2007. In addition, he has held several managerial positions at Fiskars Oyj.

Key positions of trust: Board member of Roal Oy

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Mikkel Pilemand

Chief Growth Officer (CGO)

b. 1971, M. Sc. in International Business

Shareholding: -

Main work experience Joined Anora in May 2023, member of the Executive Management Team Before joining Anora, served as Chief Commercial Officer at Denmark’s biggest online supermarket, the grocery retailer nemlig.com. His main work experience before that includes senior commercial and brand positions in international companies like Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser and Carlsberg.

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Kirsi Lehtola

Chief HR Officer (CHRO)

b. 1963, Master of Laws

Main work experience: SVP, HR at Altia since 2016, member of Altia’s Executive Management Team since 2016, joined Altia in 2016.

Served in HR leadership positions since 2007. Before Altia, served as HR Director at OP Financial Group, Head of Group HR Services at Stora Enso Oyj, SVP HR Publication Paper and Country Finland at Stora Enso Oyj.

Key positions of trust: Member at Labour Advisory Committee at Forest Industry Federation 2008–2013

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