Lenita Ingelin appointed as Managing Director of Paulig’s Coffee division

Lenita Ingelin has been appointed as Managing Director of Paulig’s Coffee division. She is currently working as Director of Paulig Professional, which is the division’s Out-of-Home business. She will start in her new position in the beginning of April and she is stationed at the headquarters in Helsinki.

Lenita Ingelin joined Paulig in 2013 from the position as the Director of the Bake-off business area at Vaasan Group, being responsible for an international business in the Nordic countries and in the Baltics. Before this she was responsible for Unilever Foodsolutions in Finland.

At Paulig Lenita has led the work to grow and to internationalise the Out-of-Home coffee business. Today the business unit has a turnover of 65 MEUR with 200 employees in Finland, Sweden, Norway and the Baltics.

“We are very pleased to appoint a person who is well-acquainted with the company and the people. Lenita is a valued leader with wide-ranging experience and competence. This enables us to continue the excellent work that has been done in the division in recent years”, says Tina Andersson, acting CEO of Paulig Group. 

”I’m proud and humble to take over the leadership of the Paulig’s Coffee Division – we have a great team, an iconic brand and strong passion for coffee. We actively work for the bright future of coffee; from the farmers in the countries of origin to the cup. Our aim is to create meaningful coffee moments for coffee lovers to enjoy across our home markets.  For me this is a great challenge to take on”, says Lenita Ingelin.

She assumes the position as Managing Director of the Paulig’s Coffee division as from the beginning of April. She will also be a member of the Paulig Group Management Team and she will report to the CEO of Paulig Group.

The process of recruiting a Director for the Paulig Professional business unit will begin immediately.


Pirjo Hästbacka, Communications Manager, Paulig
tel: +358 50 356 8359


Paulig Group’s Coffee division is the market leader in Finland and the Baltic countries and in Russia it is the second-biggest supplier of roasted coffee. Paulig supplies its products and services to the retail trade, the HoReCa sector and workplaces through the Paulig Professional business unit. In Finland, Paulig's best-known brand products include Juhla Mokka, Presidentti, Paulig Brazil and Paulig Mundo as well as the coffee beverage Paulig Frezza and the drinking chocolate beverage Paulig Tazza. The most popular products on the Russian and Baltic markets are the Presidentti and Paulig Classic coffees and Paulig espresso products. The most recent addition to the coffee product family is Mode Cold Brew coffee that is sold in the Finnish, Swedish and Baltic markets. The company's coffee roasteries are located in Vuosaari in Helsinki, in Porvoo in Finland and in Tver in Russia. The Vuosaari roastery produces some 100 million packages of coffee or roughly 45 million kilos of coffee per year. www.paulig.fi

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Paulig is a family-owned, international group in the food industry that is noted for its high-quality brands and services. The company’s key areas are Paulig Coffee, Paulig Foods and Paulig Snacks. Our brands are Paulig, Santa Maria, Risenta, Gold&Green and Poco Loco. Paulig has 2.000 employees in 13 countries and its net sales in 2017 were EUR 929 million. www.pauliggroup.com