New member in Altia’s Board of Directors

Torsten Steenholt has been appointed as a new member to the Board of Directors of Altia. 

Torsten Steenholt (b. 1969) has been appointed as a new member to the Board of Directors of Altia. He currently serves at bioscience company Chr. Hansen as EVP, Global Operations.

Altia’s Board of Directors consist of: Chairman Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae, Vice Chairman Annikka Hurme, members Kim Henriksson, Kai Telanne and Tiina Lencioni. More information about Altia’s Board of Directors >  (

Torsten Steenholt has earned the degrees of Master Brewer, M.Sc. in Pharmacy and M.Sc. in Chemical Research. Steenholt has extensive experience in leading global operations, production and supply chain at senior level. He has 15 years background from drinks industry at Carlsberg. During his career Steenholt has worked abroad in UK and Portugal. 

Further information: Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae, Chairman of the Board of Directors. Contacts via Altia Group Communications, tel. +358 40 767 0867 or +358 400 728 957. 

Petra Gräsbeck
Communications Director
+358 40 767 0867

Altia is a leading wine and spirits company offering quality brands in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Altia produces, markets, sells, imports and exports alcoholic beverages. Sustainability is a crucial business factor for Altia. We want to enhance a modern, responsible Nordic drinking culture. Our own brands include Blossa, Chill Out, Koskenkorva, Larsen, Renault, O.P. Anderson, Valhalla and Xanté. Further information:


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Altia is a leading Nordic alcoholic beverage company operating in the wines and spirits markets in the Nordic countries, Estonia and Latvia. Altia produces, imports, markets, sells and distributes both own and partner brand beverages. The Company also has production in Cognac, France. Further, Altia exports alcoholic beverages to approximately 30 countries, most of which are in Europe, Asia and North America. Altia’s own core brands are Koskenkorva, Chill Out, Blossa, Larsen, O.P. Anderson, Renault, Xanté and Valhalla. Altia’s net sales in 2017 were EUR 359.0 million and the Company employs about 700 professionals. Altia wants to enhance a modern, responsible Nordic drinking culture. Altia’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.





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