Pekka Puustinen joins Hartwall Capital

Hartwall Capital is strengthening its leadership team by welcoming Pekka Puustinen as Managing Director, Co-Head of Investments.

Hartwall Capital has appointed Pekka Puustinen as Managing Director, starting in February. Puustinen will be responsible for the company’s investment operations alongside Managing Director Niko Mokkila and become a member of Hartwall Capital’s management team, reporting directly to the Board of Directors.

Puustinen has extensive experience in the European private equity industry. He joins Hartwall Capital from the global private equity firm Pamplona Capital Management, where he spent 13 years and was a Partner based in London, responsible for investments in Europe across a range of sectors. Puustinen started his career at Morgan Stanley working in TMT and Leveraged Finance teams. He holds a M.Sc. (Econ) degree from Helsinki School of Economics.

According to Hartwall Capital’s Chairman of the Board Michael Rosenlew, Puustinen is an important building block for the long-term development of Hartwall Capital.
“Adding a member of Puustinen’s calibre and experience to our team will enable the next phase in Hartwall Capital’s development and I have strong expectations of what we will be able to achieve going forward”, says Rosenlew.

Puustinen added: “I’m excited to be joining an investment firm with such an outstanding heritage and strong team. After seventeen years abroad, I’m looking forward to the opportunity to work with Finnish companies and entrepreneurs to help them expand their businesses both domestically and internationally.”

Additional information:

Michael Rosenlew, Chairman of the Board
Contacts via:
Executive Assistant Karen Granvik (+358 9 6818 5610)

Pekka Puustinen, Managing Director
Contacts via:
Mobile: +358 40 676 3474