Changes in Alko’s purchasing organization

EVP of Purchases Minna Alitalo will leave her position at Alko on 5 December 2019. Senior Category Manager Mika Kauppinen is the interim head of the purchasing department.

The head of Alko’s Purchasing department, EVP of Purchases Minna Alitalo will leave her position at Alko on 5 December 2019. Senior Category Manager Mika Kauppinen has been appointed as the interim head of the purchasing department.

The Purchasing department will be renamed to Selection, products and quality -department.

“I warmly thank Minna for her persistent work and commitment for Alko. I wish her all the best in her future endeavors.” 
Leena Laitinen, CEO

“The years I’ve worked at Alko have been interesting and rewarding, first as the CFO and after that as the EVP of Purchases. I would like to extend a warm thank you to all our partners and my colleagues at Alko! We have achieved and developed much during these years. I’m very happy to have been a part of the Alko story. Now it’s time for me to begin a new chapter in my life.”
Minna Alitalo