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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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Pekka Tennilä

CEO

Twitter: @PekkaTennila

b. 1969, M. Sc. in Business Management

Shareholding: 32,604 Anora shares

Main work experience: CEO of Altia since 2014, member of Altia's Executive Management Team since 2014, joined Altia in 2014.

Before joining Altia, he served as the Chief Executive Officer, Baltics at Carlsberg Group, and has also held other managerial positions at Carlsberg Group.

Key positions of trust: Member of the Board of Raisio Plc Member of the Board of Finnish Food and Drink Industries' Federation (ETL) Member of the Board of Marketing Finland

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Sigmund Toth

CFO

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

Planning combination of wine business

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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Henrik Bodekær Thomsen

Planning combination of spirits business in monopoly markets

b. 1971, HD Degree – Diploma in Business Administration (Marketing Management), CBS

Main work experience: Interim Managing Director, Arcus Spirits and International Sales Director for Arcus, joined Arcus in 2018.

Previous background spanning over 20 years with Carlsberg Group holding several international roles including CEO Carlsberg Canada & USA, Sales Manager Middle East and Director of Global Travel Retail.

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Kirsi Puntila

Planning combination of open markets (international)

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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Kirsi Lehtola

Merger on the HR side

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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Hannu Tuominen

Planning combination of industrial businesses and supply chain

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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