Anu Ora appointed to head Apetit Group’s Food Business

Anu Ora appointed to head Apetit Group’s Food Business

Apetit Plc, changes to Board of Directors/management/auditing 7 August 2015, 09.00 a.m.

Anu Ora (M.Sc., Economics and Business Administration, born 1973) has been appointed Director of the Apetit Group’s Food Business and a member of the Group’s Corporate Management as of 17 August 2015. She will report directly to Juha Vanhainen, Group CEO.

Anu Ora is currently Vice President, Commercial, at Suomen Lähikauppa Oy. Previously, she worked in the same company in various management positions in category management, marketing and purchasing in 2010–2012, and in 1997–2010 in several management and consultant positions at Boston Consulting Group, the last being as Principal at its Helsinki office.

Group CEO Juha Vanhainen: “We are strengthening the competitiveness of our Food Business and enhancing its customer and consumer orientation in a changing operating environment. We are very pleased to have a professional like Anu Ora join the Apetit team. She has strong credentials from the Finnish retail trade, especially in managing supply chains, and extensive experience in strategic business development in international environments.”

The Apetit Group Corporate Management comprises Juha Vanhainen, CEO, Johanna Heikkilä, Human Resources Director, Eero Kinnunen, Chief Financial Officer, Anu Ora, Director of the Food Business, Asmo Ritala, Corporate Counsel, and Kaija Viljanen, Director of the Grains and Oilseeds Business.

Anu Ora will be present at the Apetit Group Interim Report news briefing for media and analysts on 12 August 2015. The invitation to the briefing was published as a stock exchange release on 5 August 2015, and this is available on the website at

Apetit Plc

Juha Vanhainen

Further information:
Juha Vanhainen, CEO, Apetit Plc, tel. + 358 10 402 00
Anu Ora, Director, Food Business (as of 17 August 2015), Apetit Plc, tel. +358 40 164 6267

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Apetit - Delicious wellbeing. Apetit is a Finnish food company whose mission is to offer delightfully satisfying flavours and service experiences. Our product groups cover frozen vegetables and frozen ready meals, fresh fish and fish products, ready-to-use fruit and vegetable products, and grains and vegetable oils. The company's shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. In 2014, the company’s net sales were EUR 385 million and it employed an average of 723 people.