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 Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae

Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae

EXPERIENCED CHAIR: NASDAQ HELSINKI, NASDAQ COPENHAGEN, NASDAQ STOCKHOLM, OSLO BØRS, PUBLIC COMPANIES, PRIVATE SECTOR, FAMILY OWNED BUSINESSES 

  • 20+ years of international senior leadership experience
  • Multi-industry knowledge, especially on consumer and B2B2C industries from fast moving, food, consumer durables, airlines, logistics, e-commerce, private equity, and service industries

 

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Major Career Roles

Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae is Chair of BoConcept A/S, TCM Group A/S, Posti Group OYJ and Orthex OYJ. She is also Vice-Chair at Anora Group OYJ, previously known as Altia OYJ, which she chaired through its turn-around, IPO and finally merged with another listed company. She is also Vice-Chair of Harvia OYJ and Board member at Elopak ASA, Broman Group OY and SD at Swedish Match AB.

On a non-profit basis she is serves on the board of CEPOS, Danish CE independent, liberal, free market think tank. She was previously on the board of Scandinavian Airline Systems.

Industry Knowledge

Sanna is a Finnish businessperson who has been at the helm of 22 different companies. As Chair in sectors such as airlines, household products, pharmaceuticals, private equity, and beverages, Sanna has been leading strategy in established companies. 

Sanna started her first major board position at the age of 38, following professional experience from positions at Procter & Gamble, Synoptik A/S and Reckitt Benckiser (Scandinavia) A/S.

Previously Sanna served on the Boards of Symrise AG, Scandinavian Airlines SAS, Paulig Oy, Clas Ohlson AB,  Footway Group AB, Babysam AS.

She is also part of Copenhagen Business School’s Corporate Governance Faculty and has been chosen as the most influential Finnish businesswoman four years a row.

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