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Paula Aaltonen

Director, Core Processes and Solutions

+358 40 844 0076

“Exceptionally wide and practical experience and understanding on business processes and interactions between business, people and IT.​ Committed leader full of energy to reach the agreed goals together with her team.”

Special skills

  • ERP projects from project initiation to planning, implementation and deployment, roll-outs as well as later system upgrade​s.

  • End-to-End business process development and management, Supply chain management and development

  • Business changes and transformations in various situations; mergers, acquisitions, carve-outs, outsourcing reflected in systems, processes and organization

  • Leadership and management

  • Program and project management

  • Organizational change management and leadership

  • Communication and presentation skills

  • Well-thought-of speaker in events

Strengths

  • Execution oriented; leads projects and people systematically and with proven results; practical mindset, feet on ground, hands on work​, integrity

  • Analytical mindset; ability to see the big picture, identify interactions and dependencies between business areas, IT and people

  • People skills; working easy with different organization levels and stakeholder groups; leading through challenging changes, persistent when needed, flexible where needed.

  • Strong communication and change management skills

Relevant experience

  • Over 15 years of experience in process development and business and IT project management, e.g.

  • Global ERP upgrade and ERP Rollouts to India and China for an industrial engineering company:

  • Implementation of Carlsberg global business transformation program BSP1 at Sinebrychoff

  • Integration of Sinebrychoff IT into Carlsberg solutions and services

  • Supply Chain Process Development Director at Tikkurila Oy

  • Demand Supply Planning Director at Tikkurila Oy

  • Project Lead for Supply Chain in Nestlé GLOBe SAP implementation at Nestlé Finland frozen and non-frozen business units

  • Project Lead for Order-to-Cash in Valiojäätelö M&A to Nestlé

Education

  • Master of Arts (Russian, German, Pedagogics), Helsinki University, Finland (2000)

  • Certified in Process Management

  • Certified SAFe 4.0 Agilist

  • •HHJ (Hyväksytty Hallitus Jäsen) i.e., CBM (Certified Board Member)