Tiina Alahuhta-Kasko

Finnish

President and CEO of Marimekko Corporation

Vita

Tiina Alahuhta-Kasko started as the President of Marimekko Corporation, the leading Finnish design house renowned for its bold prints and colors, in April 2015. A year later she also became the company's CEO.

Prior to her current role at Marimekko, Tiina acted as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) since August 2014. Since 2011, Tiina also led the company's Marketing Communications and Public Relations until her current role. Her career in this fast internationalizing creative company began some 10 years ago in International PR.

Tiina has a Master of Science in Economics from the Helsinki School of Economics, a CEMS Master in International Management from Groupe HEC Paris and Helsinki School of Economics, and she has done further studies at Harvard and IMD Business Schools. She frequents as a guest lecturer and is a member of Aalto University Student Union's (AYY) Honorary Council and Alumni Advisory Board of Aalto University School of Business.

Tiina was elected as the Young Leader of the Year 2015 by the Junior Chamber International Finland and is the patron of the competition in 2018.