Changes in Huhtamaki Group Executive Team


Changes in Huhtamaki Group Executive Team

Teija Sarajärvi (45), M.A., has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and a member of the Group Executive Team reporting to Jukka Moisio, CEO, as of October 1, 2015. She joins Huhtamaki from OP Financial Group, where she has been Executive Vice President, Human Resources and member of the Executive Board. Prior to OP Financial Group, Teija Sarajärvi has worked in various human resources executive positions in Metso, Nokia and ABB.

Sari Lindholm (46), Senior Vice President, Human Resources and a member of the Group Executive Team has decided to leave Huhtamaki as of May 31, 2015 to pursue new career opportunities outside the Company. "I would like to take the opportunity to thank Sari for her service with the Company over the past 12 years as well as her contribution to the Group's current success, and wish her all the best in her future challenges," says Jukka Moisio, CEO.

Anne-Mari Jutila, Human Resources Director, Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania business segment, will act as an interim Group HR Director until Teija Sarajärvi joins Huhtamaki.

Following the aforementioned changes the members of the Group Executive Team are

Jukka Moisio (Chairman), Chief Executive Officer;
Thomas Geust, Chief Financial Officer;
Sami Pauni, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Legal, Group General Counsel;
Teija Sarajärvi, Senior Vice President, Human Resources (as of October 1, 2015);
Clay Dunn, Executive Vice President, North America;
Olli Koponen, Executive Vice President, Molded Fiber;
Eric Le Lay, Executive Vice President, Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania; and
Shashank Sinha, Executive Vice President, Flexible Packaging.

For further information, please contact:
Jukka Moisio, CEO, tel. +358 10 686 7801

Group Communications

Huhtamaki is a global specialist in packaging for food and drink. With our network of 68 manufacturing units and 23 sales offices in 34 countries, we're well placed to support our customers' growth wherever they operate. Mastering three distinctive packaging technologies, approximately 16,000 employees develop and make packaging that helps great products reach more people, more easily. In 2014 our net sales totaled EUR 2.2 billion. The Group has its head office in Espoo, Finland and the parent company Huhtamäki Oyj is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. Additional information is available at