Kristina Pentti-von Walzel elected to board of Algol Oy

Press Release 31.3.2022

Kristina Pentti-von Walzel (b. 1978), MSc (Economics and Business Administration), MSc (Political Science), has been elected a member of the Board of Directors of Algol Oy as of 30 March 2022. 

Pentti-von Walzel brings solid and diverse board and ownership expertise to the Algol Group. She represented the owner family on the Board of Directors of Lemminkäinen Corporation for around a decade until the company merged with YIT Corporation, after which she continued as a member of the Board of Directors of YIT until the Annual General Meeting in spring 2022.

Pentti-von Walzel is also an entrepreneur and owner of Laponie Oy. In addition, she is a member of the Board of Directors of the unaffiliated think tank Libera and 1st Vice Chair of the Board of the Foundation for Economic Education (Liikesivistysrahasto).

“We continue to emphasise the importance of the ownership strategy in Algol's board work. Pentti-von Walzel provides excellent reinforcement for this work,” says Algol CEO and shareholder Alexander Bargum.

More information

Alexander Bargum, CEO, Algol Group, tel. +358 40 732 3232.

Algol in brief

Algol is a Finnish multi-branch company specialising in international trade. We have been operating responsibly with an international network of partners for more than 128 years. Our solutions improve the quality of industrial production and ensure smooth operations. In the healthcare sector Algol’s solutions promote the conditions for healthy living.

The Algol Group had net sales of 181 million euros in 2021. We employ almost 500 professionals in ten countries.