Dr. Elina Kalela

Partnerin / Gesellschafterin, Geschäfsleitung, Vorstand, associate, EFM Sports GmbH, skionline.ch AG, Vision Hunters

Thun, Switzerland

Skills

Interkulturelle Kompetenz
International
Unternehmensführung
Strategisches Marketing
Unternehmensentwicklung
Technologie
Medien
Papierindustrie

Timeline

Professional experience for Elina Kalela

  • Current 9 years and 7 months, since Oct 2014

    Associate

    Vision Hunters

    Associate, Strategic consulting and advice in Pulp and Paper, Paperboard, Packaging, Hygiene, Energy; Bioenergy and biorefinery, Wood Products

  • Current 10 years and 8 months, since Sep 2013

    SVP Sales, Editorial

    skionline.ch AG
  • Current 12 years and 6 months, since Nov 2011

    CEO

    EFM Sports GmbH
  • Current 13 years, since May 2011

    Geschäfsleitung, Vorstand, associate

    EFM Sports GmbH, skionline.ch AG, Vision Hunters

    CEO in EFM Sports und SVP in skionline.ch AG, associate in Vision Hunters

  • 2 years and 7 months, Oct 2008 - Apr 2011

    Director, Market Intelligence

    UPM-Kymmene

  • 2 years, Nov 2006 - Oct 2008

    Marketing Manager, Strategic pricing

    UPM

    Responsible of designing a new pricing process for the company, Head of implementation project

  • 1 year and 4 months, Jul 2005 - Oct 2006

    Product manager

    UPM

    Responsible of technical marketing, product positioning, product strategy and customer support for newsprint, improved newsprint and SC B products. Europe wide responsibility (annual sales app 1, 5 Mtn annual sales value 800 MEUR)

  • 3 years and 8 months, Dec 2001 - Jul 2005

    Manager, Technical Customer Service

    UPM France

    Heading a service and development team of 8 persons in Strasbourg, France. Responsible for European wide tech cust service for annual production of 220 000 tns of paper (annual sales value of 150 MEUR)

  • 7 years and 6 months, Feb 1996 - Jul 2003

    Produktions Leiter

    UPM France

    Manager in Paper production and quality control. As well responsible for product development activities

  • 10 months, May 1995 - Feb 1996

    production engineer

    Aylesford Newsprint

  • 1 year and 1 month, May 1994 - May 1995

    Technologe DIP Anlage

    Sachsen Papier

Educational background for Elina Kalela

  • 2001 - 2005

    Media Industry & International business, Process technology

    Helsinki University of Technology

    - International business, strategy and marketing -Printing and paper technology - Innovations, product development -Media industry

Languages

  • German

    Intermediate

  • French

    Fluent

  • English

    Fluent

  • Finnish

    First language

  • Swedish

    Intermediate

  • Italian

    Basic

  • Russian

    Basic

Interests

I enjoy working with people; Drive my teams from good to great
combining knowledge from team of experts and using it to achieve excellent business results. Personally I enjoy alpine skiing
Alpine skiing
sport marketing
athleten Betreuung
sport media
golf and running as well as learning everything possible about 19th & 20th century European history and reflecting it to today's Europe and us today defining the future of Europe. Besides my business career I am coaching young talents in Alpine skiing.
skiracing
internet media
SOME
sponsoring

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