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Aušra Antanavičienė has been appointed Vice President, HR, and a member of the Management Team

Aušra Antanavičienė has been appointed Vice President, Human Resources, and a member of the Management Team of Peikko Group. Aušra will begin her new role on August 1, 2021. Peikko’s current Vice President, Human Resources, Kjell-Ole Gjestemoen will retire by the end of 2021.

Aušra Antanavičienė has the strong, versatile experience of HR leadership roles at international organizations. She has worked at Peikko since 2017 as HR Manager for Peikko Lithuania and as Learning and Development Manager at Peikko Group. Prior to joining Peikko she held various HR positions in Nordic manufacturing companies located in Lithuania, among others. 

The other members of Peikko Group’s Management Team are

  • Ján Bujňák, Vice President, Product Development, Connections
  • Taru Leinonen, Vice President, Product Development, DELTABEAM®
  • Kim Salvén, Vice President, Sales & Marketing
  • Andrius Surantas, Vice President, Operations
  • Jukka Turva, CFO.

The Management Team is chaired by Topi Paananen, the CEO of Peikko Group Corporation.

“I am pleased to meet new and interesting challenges at Peikko where we have a unique company culture with strong values. Peikko is a growth-oriented company, and we need more and more skills to lead this growth, also from an organizational standpoint as well”, comments Aušra Antanavičienė.

"I am very thankful for Kjell-Ole Gjestemoen for his long career of more than 20 years at Peikko, and wish him great retirement years. I am also happy that we were able to nominate an internal candidate to replace Kjell-Ole, since Aušra already has a deep knowledge of Peikko’s HR and organization. Welcome Aušra to our Management Team”, says Topi Paananen.

Further information:
Topi Paananen, CEO, Peikko Group Corporation
Tel: +358 50 384 3001, email: [email protected]

Peikko Group in brief: Peikko Group Corporation is a leading global supplier of slim floor structures, wind energy applications and connection technology for precast and cast-in-situ construction. Peikko’s innovative solutions offer a faster, safer, and more efficient way to design and build. Peikko has sales offices in over 30 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and North America, with manufacturing operations in twelve countries. Peikko generated a turnover of EUR 239 million in 2020. Peikko is a family-owned and managed company that employs about 1,900 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: