​Altia appointment news in Partner Brands

Press Release   •   Jan 13, 2016 13:25 GMT

Altia appoints persons to key roles in new Regional Partner Brands Organization as of 1st of February. All three are internal recruitments.

Nina Fajerson is appointed as Regional Business Director to Wine Category.

Pontus Forth is appointed as Development Director Partner Business.

Kimmo Nylander is appointed as Regional Business Director to Spirits Category.

“I’m excited to welcome this dream team to lead our regional partner business. Nina Fajerson, Pontus Forth and Kimmo Nylander are growth oriented professionals with excellent insight and business sense. With their mind-set, drive and extensive experience we have fantastic resources to develop our business even further”, states Janne Halttunen, SVP, Partner Brands.

Altia Partner Brands covers Nordics and Baltics with deep customer collaboration and excellent insight into both open market and monopoly markets. Altia’s partner collaboration includes import but also product development, production and bottling at modern Altia production facilities as well as brand development.

Altia’s partners are e.g. Brown-Forman (USA), Constellation (USA), Distell (South Africa) and Grupo Codorníu (Spain) and some of the brands Finlandia Vodka, Jack Daniel’s, Codorníu, Fresita, Two Oceans, Drostdy-Hof, Pasqua and Robert Mondavi.

Further information:
Altia Plc
Janne Halttunen
SVP, Partner Brands
Tel. +358 40 187 4407

Altia is a leading wine and spirits company offering quality brands in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Company’s net sales were 426.3 million euros in (2014) and personnel 987 (average 2014). Altia is owned by the State of Finland. Altia operates in seven countries: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Latvia, Norway and Sweden. Altia’s headquarters is located in Helsinki, Finland.