For Suppliers

4.7.2016 Products and Purchasing Organization 1st August 2016

Products and Purchasing department organization will be reorganized 1st August. The goal is to develop product process according to the assortment strategy and customer-oriented product selection.

A new Products and Purchasing department organization is divided to the main product categories:

Wines: Senior Category Manager Petri Aalto and Product Managers Kirsi Erme, Anu Hedman, Karina Tiihonen and Timo Tossavainen, and Purchasing Coordinators Kati Jalkanen and Anne Högman
Spirits: Category Manager Marjo Pelkonen, Purchasing Coordinator Heini Salonen and Purchasing Assistant Mari Raunio
Brewery products: Category Manager Kasper Kukkonen, Product Manager Johanna Varjonen, Purchasing Coordinators Timo Päiviölä and Miia Koivisto (on parental leave)

Petri Aalto is responsible for purchase planning and responsible purchasing of all the product groups.

Assortment Manager Mika Kauppinen is responsible for development of the product process, assortment allocation and supplier communication. The team includes Controller Mika Tiilola, Space Planning Specialist Tuomas Patronen and Assortment Coordinator Anni Malmi.

Sourcing Manager Hanna Kangasaho is responsible for indirect sourcing and Product Manager Kristiina Lilienkampf is responsible for purchasing all the accessories and packaging.

Quality Control and ACL teams will remain unchanged.

Please find new organization chart as an attachment.