October 21, 2016 8:07 PM ET


Company Overview of Altia Oyj

Company Overview

Altia Plc, a wine and spirits company, produces, distributes, markets, sells, imports, and exports alcoholic beverages in the Nordic and Baltic countries. The company offers its products under its own brands, such as Blossa, Chill Out, Explorer, Grönstedts, Jaloviina, Koskenkorva, Larsen, O.P. Anderson, Renault, Xanté, and Skåne Akvavit; and partner brands consisting of Jack Daniel’s, Pasqua, Faustino, Fresita, Drostdy-Hof, Codorníu, Nederburg, and Tarapacá. Its customers include alcohol retail monopolies, alcoholic beverage wholesale outlets, restaurants, and grocery stores, as well as travel trade and importers in the export markets. The company also offers geothermal fluids; technical eth...

Kaapeliaukio 1

Helsinki,  00180


Founded in 1967

842 Employees


358 2070 13013

Key Executives for Altia Oyj

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 47
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 47
Senior Vice President of Industrial Services and Supply Chain
Age: 58
Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations
Age: 44
Senior Vice President of Partner Brands
Age: 46
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Altia Oyj Key Developments

Altia and Distell Group Sign Agreement on Scotch Whiskies

Altia Plc and Distell Group Limited have signed an agreement regarding the import and distribution of Distell International's Scotch whiskies. Under the agreement, Altia becomes Distell International portfolio's exclusive representative in retail and HoReCa sales in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, and in Travel Retail in October 2016.

Altia Appoints Kirsi Puntila as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Member of the Management Team; Re-Organizes its Marketing Functions

Altia has appointed Kirsi Puntila as senior vice president of marketing and a member of the management team. Kirsi Puntila reports to CEO Pekka Tennila. Kirsi Puntila has extensive experience from successful brand building in global markets. She has served in senior marketing positions at Pernod Ricard group, based at Chivas Brothers in London and at The Absolut Company in Stockholm, as well as at Finpro in New York. At the same time Altia enhances the company's brand building and marketing capabilities by re-organizing its marketing functions. In the new organization Wine, Cognac and Spirits Categories, Product Development & Sourcing and Innovation are consolidated.

Altia Plc and Unimedic AB Announce Agreement on Cooperation

Altia Plc and Unimedic AB have agreed to start a cooperation regarding the production of Swedish Aquavits and spiced spirits. Altia and Unimedic will invest into production equipment and new factory building. The production process includes distillation, extraction and maturation of Swedish Aquavits and spiced spirits. The factory is located in Matfors, Sundsvall. The agreement covers all Altia's Swedish Aquavits and spiced spirits (kryddat brannvin) O.P. Anderson, Skane Akvavit, Hallands Flader, Baska Droppar, Gammal Norrlands Akvavit, Ostgota Sadesbrannvin, Lacko Slottsaquavit, Herrgards Aquavit, Ranas Brannvin, Nykpingsbrannvin, Svartvinbarsbrannvin and Ortagardsbrannvin. Altia relocates the production of the Swedish Aquavits and spiced spirits and secures the continuation of the Swedish origin. The construction of the new distillery in Matfors, Sundsvall has started and it is planned to be ready for production early 2017. The plant will be certified for organic production.

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