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Paroc Leadership Team

  Anders Dahlblom 

Anders Dahlblom 

Vice President and Managing Director  

M.Sc. (Econ.), CEFA qualification
Born 1974, Finnish citizen

Joined Paroc in 2002, member of Paroc’s Management Team since 2006.

Primary work experience

CFO of Paroc Group 2006–, Group controller of Paroc 2004–2006, business controller of the TI business unit of Paroc Oy Ab 2002–2004, A consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy 2000–2002. 

Positions of trust

Member of the Board of Directors of Telko Oy 2017–, member of the Board of Directors of Chanda Oy 2005–, a deputy member of the board of directors of East Office of Finnish Industries Oy 2014–, a member of the board of directors of several subsidiaries of Paroc.

  Matthwe Harrisson 

Matthew Harrison

Financial Director

M.Sc. (Accounting Systems)
Born 1978, U.S. citizen

Joined Paroc as a member of the Management Team in 2018.

Primary work experience

Finance Director Owens Corning 2016–, global internal control leader 2014-2016, finance leader Residential Insulation 2011–2014, internal audit leader 2009-2011. A senior manager at Ernst & Young LLP 2001–2009. 


   

Johan Magnusson

Johan Magnusson

Managing Director, Technical Insulation

M.Sc. (Business Admin.), Leadership programs in Sweden and Switzerland
Born 1963, Swedish citizen

Joined Paroc in 2016, member of Paroc’s Management Team 2016–

Primary work experience

SVP of the TI business unit of the Company 2016, Director of Paroc Limited, president at IDDS ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems AB 2013–2016, SVP of Ruukki Metals Oy between 2012–2013, Scandinavian VP and CEO of Ruukki Sverige AB and Ruukki Denmark A/S 2007–2012, executive VP of the sales and marketing business unit of Rapid Limited and as CEO of Hilding Anders AB.

Positions of trust

Chairman of the board of directors of Innomation AB 2009– and a member of the board of directors and owner of JH Magnusson Consulting AB 2001–.

Jari Airola

Jari Airola

Managing Director, Building Insulation

M.Sc. (Eng.), eMBA
Born 1970, Finnish citizen

Joined Paroc in 2016, member of Paroc’s Management Team 2016–

Primary work experience

SVP of BI business unit 2016–, Director of the global business unit of Huntsman P&A Finland Oy between 2014–2016, SVP of the functional segments division of Sachtleben Chemie GmbH between 2008–2014, a number of managerial roles at, among others, Kemira Pigments Oy and Sako Oy, CEO of Paroc Oy Ab.

Positions of trust

A member of the board of directors of AS Paroc 2016–, UAB Paroc 2016– and SIA Paroc 2016–, a member of the board of directors of Fire Safe Europe aisbl 2017–.

   

 Joakim Westerlund

Joakim Westerlund

Executive Director, Technology and Operations

Ph.D. in technology, Docent.
Born 1978, Finnish citizen

Joined Paroc in 2008

Primary work experience

SVP of the business development unit of the Company 2017–, several managerial positions overseeing production and productivity within the Group. COO of Paroc’s technology and operations function 2015–2017, SVP of the base production business unit between 2013–2015. Academic career at Åbo Akademi University and industrial performance manager at Nestlé Finland Ltd prior joining the group in 2008. 

Patrik Ahlback

Patrik Ahlbäck 

Sourcing and Supply Chain Director

M.Sc. (Economics)
Born 1975, Finnish citizen

Joined Paroc 2000, member of Paroc’s Management Team 2015–

Primary work experience

VP of the purchasing and logistics unit of the Paroc 2015–, purchasing and logistics director of Paroc 2011–2015, various positions in the base production business unit of Paroc’s subsidiary Paroc Oy Ab between 2000–2011.

Positions of trust

A member of the board of directors of Puupakkausten Kierrätys PPK Oy 2015–

 

 

 

Vesa Karvonen

Vesa Karvonen

Director, Legal Affairs

LL.M, University of Turku 1996
Born 1972, Finnish citizen

Joined Paroc in 2002

Primary work experience

Responsible for Paroc Group Legal Affairs since 2002. Positions in Kesko corporation subsidiaries 1998-2002, Inspector General, Finnish National Board of Taxes 1997-1998.

Taija Lehtola

Taija Lehtola

Human Resources Director

MSc. (Econ)
Born 1973 Finnish citizen

Joined Paroc in 2016, member of Paroc’s Management Team 2016–

Primary work experience

Human resources director of Paroc 2016–, human resources director and a member of the management team at KONE Hissit Oy, both in Finland and in the Baltic countries 2012–2016, various managerial positions within human resources at Nokia Oyj between 2001–2012. 

   
Olga van Iterson 

Olga van Iterson

Marketing and Communications Director

M.Sc. (Communications), specialist qualification in management
Born 1975, Finnish citizen

Joined Paroc in 2014, member of Paroc’s Management Team 2015–

Primary work experience

Marketing and communications director of Paroc 2015–, area marketing and communications manager of Paroc, for Finland and the Baltic countries, managerial positions within marketing and communication at Metsä Group and its subsidiary Metsä Board Oyj 2001–2014.  

 Hannu Pääkkönen 

Hannu Pääkkönen

Information Services and Digitalization Leader

M.Sc. (IT) and MBA studies at the University of Turku. Born 1968, Finnish citizen

Joined Paroc 1994, member of Paroc’s Management Team 2018–

Primary work experience

Chief Information Officer of the Paroc 2009-, Information system manager 2006-, Group ERP project manager 2002-, IT manager of the Building Insulation division 1999-, various positions in logistics and customer service of Paroc’s subsidiary Paroc Oy Ab between 1994-1999.