Altia and Spanish wine company J. García Carrión have started a cooperation regarding the import and distribution of J. García Carrión’s wine brands. Altia becomes the exclusive representative of García Carrión’s wine portfolio in Sweden in 2018.
Altia’s Annual General Meeting has elected Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae as the chairman of the Board of Directors of Altia Plc and Kai Telanne as the vice chairman.
January–December 2017 compared to January–December 2016
Jukka Ohtola has been appointed as a new member to the Board of Directors of Altia.
Nordic alcohol producer Altia won Effie Awards Finland 2017 with rebranding of Koskenkorva Vodka.
Altia pays an extra dividend of 60 million euros.
Altia Plc has signed two loan agreements to refinance its existing credit facilities and for general corporate purposes.
Torsten Steenholt has been appointed as a new member to the Board of Directors of Altia.
Altia is strengthening the position of Larsen Cognac in Asia. Altia has partnered with AsiaEuro to distribute Larsen Cognac in China and Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Distribution will start in early 2018.