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 2020, the Management Team met ten times.
Juha Gröhn, M.Sc. (Food Sc.), b. 1963, CEO, Atria Plc. Joined Atria in 1990.
Shareholding on 31 December 2020: 22,010.
|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 for Slaughterhouse Industry and Vice Managing Director, Atria Ltd|
|1993 - 1998 Director, Meat Products and Convenience Food Industries, Atria Ltd.|
|1991 - 1993 R&D Manager Itikka-Lihapolar|
|1990 - 1991 Foreman Lihapolar|
Tomas Back, M.Sc. (Econ.), b. 1964, CFO and Deputy CEO of Atria Plc, Executive Vice President, Atria Denmark. Joined Atria in 2007.
Shareholding on 31 December 2020: 2,242.
|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, Executive Vice President, Atria Finland Ltd. Joined Atria in 2000.
Shareholding on 31 December 2020: 1,302.
|2011- Executive Vice President, Atria Finland Ltd|
|2007-2011 Director, Convenience 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 2020: 1,382.
|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 2020: 0.
|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|
Ilari Hyyrynen, MBA, b. 1965, Executive Vice President, Atria Russia. Joined Atria in 2018.
Shareholding on 31 December 2020: 0
|2018 – Executive Vice President, Atria Russia|
|2014 - 2018 Country director, Russia, Tikkurila Plc|
|2012 - 2014 Managing Director, Tikkurila Polska S.A.|
|2010 - 2012 Director, BU North, Tikkurila Plc|
|2003 - 2010 several positions, Tikkurila Ltd/ Plc|
|2002 - 2003 myyntipäällikkö, Dynea Overlays Ltd|
|1998 - 2002 myyntipäällikkö, Akzo Nobel Coatings Ltd|
|1988 - 1998 myyntiedustaja, Kausalan Tapetti ja Väri Ltd|
Lars Ohlin, BA (International Business Administration), b. 1958, Executive Vice President Human Resources. Joined Atria in 2007.
Shareholding on 31 December 2020: 872.
|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 2020: 2,326
|2016- Executive Vice President Marketing & Marketing Insight, Atria Plc|
|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|
Merja Leino, PhD (Food Chemistry), (b.1960), Executive Vice President, Sustainability. Joined Atria on 1996.
Shareholding on 31 December 2020: 2,031
|2019- Executive Vice President, Sustainability, Atria Plc|
|2016-2019 Senior Vice President, Convenience Food Business, Quality, Food Safety and Sustainability, Atria Finland|
|2011-2016 Senior Vice President, Poultry Business, Quality, Food Safety and Sustainability, Atria Finand|
|2007-2011 Group Vice President, Quality, Product Safety and Food Business (poultry and convenience food), Atria Plc|
|2000- 2007 Director, Poultry Business, Quality and Product Safety, Atria Finland|
|1999-2000 Director, Consumer Packed Meat, Quality Development and Product Safety, Atria Finland|
|1996-1999 Product Development Director, Atria Finland|
|1995-1996 National coordinator, Elintarviketalouden Osaamiskeskus|
|1993-1995 Packaging Developer/Packaging Manager, Unilever|
|1991-1993 Resercher, University of Turku|
|1987-1991 Product Developer, Huhtamäki, Jalostaja|
Directors of Atria Business Areas
Atria Finland – Mika Ala-Fossi
Atria Sweden – Jarmo Lindholm
Atria Russia – Ilari Hyyrynen
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