Management team

Atria Group has a Management Team chaired by the CEO. The Management Team assists the CEO in planning the operations and in operational management. The duties of the Management Team include, among others, preparing strategic plans and putting them into practice, handling significant projects and organisational changes as well as reviewing and implementing the Group's risk management measures in their respective areas of responsibility.

In 2016, the Management Team met eleven (11) times.

 Juha Gröhn, M.Sc. (Food Sc.), b. 1963, CEO, Atria Plc. Joined Atria in 1990. 
Shareholding on 31 December 2016: 20,000.

Work experience:

  • 2011 - CEO Atria Plc
  • 2010 - 2011 Managing Director of Atria Scandinavia Ab; Vice President of Atria Plc 
  • 2006 - 2010 Managing Director of Atria Finland Ltd; Vice Managing Director of Atria Plc; Group Vice President for Atria Baltic
  • 2004 - 2006 Director for Meat Industry and Vice Managing Director, Atria Ltd
  • 2003 - 2004 Director for Steering and Vice Managing Director, Atria Ltd
  • 1999 - 2003 Director, Meat Products and Convenience Food Industries, Atria Ltd
  • 1993 - 1998 Director, Slaughterhouse Industry, Atria Ltd.
  • 1991 - 1993 R&D Manager Itikka-Lihapolar
  • 1990 - 1991 ForemanLihapolar


Tomas Back, M.Sc. (Econ.), b. 1964, CFO and Deptuty CEO of Atria Plc, Executive Vice President, Atria Denmark. Joined Atria in 2007.
Shareholding on 31 December 2016: 1,880.

Work experience

2018 - CFO and Deptuty CEO of Atria Plc / Executive Vice President, Atria Denmark
2011 - 2017 Executive Vice President, Atria Scandinavia
2010 - 2011 Business Area Director, Atria Baltic
2007 - 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Atria Plc
2003 - 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Huhtamäki Americas/Rigid Europe
1996 - 2002 Corporate Treasurer, Huhtamäki Oy
1990 - 1995 Financial Manager, Huhtamäki Finance BV, Lausanne




Mika Ala-Fossi, meat industry technician, b. 1971, Managing Director, Atria Finland Ltd. Joined Atria in 2000. 
Shareholding on 31 December 2016: 940.

Work experience:

  • 2011- Managing Director, Atria Finland Ltd
  • 2007-2011 Director, Food and Meat Product Business, Atria Finland Ltd
  • 2006-2007 Director, Poultry Business, Atria Finland Ltd
  • 2003-2006 Production Manager, Atria Ltd
  • 2000-2003 Unit Manager, Atria Ltd
  • 1997-2000 Foreman, Liha-Saarioinen Oy



Jarmo Lindholm, M.Sc. (Econ.), b. 1973, Executive Vice President, Atria Sweden. Joined Atria in 2002.
Shareholding on 31 December 2016: 1,020.

Work experience

  • 2018 - Executive Vice President, Atria Sweden
  • 2011 – 2017 Executive Vice President, Atria Russia
  • 2010 – 2011 Group Vice President, Product Leadership, Atria Plc
  • 2005 – 2010 Group Vice President for Marketing & Product Development and Commercial Director for Atria Finland Ltd
  • 2002 – 2005 Marketing Manager, Atria Plc
  • 2000 – 2002 Account Manager and Marketing Manager, AC Nielsen
  • 1998 – 2000 Customer Service Manager & e-Business, Unilever Finland


Olle Horm, engineer, b. 1967 Executive Vice President, Atria Estonia.
Shareholding on 31 December 2016: 0.

Work experience

  • 2018 - Executive Vice President, Atria Estonia
  • 2012 - 2017 Executive Vice President, Atria Baltic
  • 2009 - 2012 Chairman of the Board, Maag Meat Industry
  • 2008 - 2009 Chairman of the Board, Skanska EMV AS
  • 2000 - 2008 Chairman of the Board, Rakvere Lihakombinaat AS
  • 1998 - 1999 Head of transportation and equipment department, EMV AS
  • 1992 - 1998 Managing and developing tasks, EK AS



Andrey Shkredov, MA (Econ.), b. 1977, Executive Vice President (temporary), Atria Russia. Joined Atria in 2009.

Shareholding on 31 December 2017: 0

 Work experience:

  • 2018 – Executive Vice President (temporary), Atria Russia
  • 2017 Finance, IT and Procurement Director, Atria Russia
  • 2009 – 2017 Finance and IT Director, Atria Russia
  • 2006 – 2009 Financial Director, LEC Construction
  • 2006 Financial Director, Yarpivo Brewery
  • 2005 – 2006 Head of budgeting and forecasting department, Baltika Brewery
  • 2003 – 2005 Deputy Chief of Treasury, Baltika Brewery
  • 2002 – 2003 Financial Manager, Baltika Brewery
  • 2001 – 2002 Financial Manager, Tulskoe Pivo Brewery
  • 2000 – 2001 Financial specialist, Tulskoe Pivo Brewery




Lars Ohlin, BA (International Business Administration), b. 1958, Executive Vice President Human Resources. Joined Atria in 2007.
Shareholding on 31 December 2016: 510.

Work experience

  • 2016-         Executive Vice President Human Resources, Atria Plc.
  • 2014-2016 Senior Vice President Human Resources, Atria Scandinavia
  • 2010-2014 General Manager, Ridderheims & Falbygdens (Atria Deli)
  • 2007-2010 Business Development Director, Atria Scandinavia
  • 2000-2007 Business Development Director, Sardus
  • 1997-2000 Business Area Director, Nationalencyklopedin
  • 1995-1997 Vice Managing Director, Forte
  • 1992-1995 Market Development Director, Master Foods Finland and Baltics
  • 1988-1992 Human Resource Director, Master Foods Sweden and Finland
  • 1987-1988 Product manager, Master Foods Sweden
  • 1984-1987 Product manager, Findus/Nestlé

 

Pasi Luostarinen, M.Sc (Econ.), b. 1966, Executive Vice President Marketing & Market Insight. Joined Atria in 2000.
Shareholding on 31 December 2016: 1,880.

Work experience

  • 2016-         Executive Vice President Marketing & Marketing Insight, Atria Plc, starting 1 Dec, 2016.
  • 2011-2016 Senior Vice President Marketing & Product Development, Atria Finland
  • 2009-2011 Group Vice President Strategy / Senior Vice President Marketing & Product Development, Atria Plc and Atria Finland
  • 2007-2011 Group Vice President Brand Management & Cold Cuts / Senior Vice President Meatproducts, Atria Plc and Atria Finland
  • 2006-2007 Group Vice President Marketing & Product Development, Atria Plc
  • 2000-2006 Marketing Director, Atria Plc, Atria Finland and Atria Sweden
  • 1997-2000 Marketing Director, Valio
  • 1996-1997 Trade Development Manager, British American Tobacco Nordic
  • 1993-1996 Key Account Manager/ Category Manager, Fazer Makeiset Oy
  • 1991-1993 Product Manager, Oy Mallasjuoma





Directors of Atria Business Areas  

Atria Finland –  Mika Ala-Fossi
Atria Sweden – Jarmo Lindholm
Atria Russia – Andrey Shkredov (temporary 2018 -)
Atria Denmark & Estonia - Tomas Back (Denmark) and Olle Horm (Estonia)



The financial benefits paid to the CEO and the Management Team 

Share ownership of the Management Team