The owner matters – a new chairman for the Family Business Association

As a multi-generational family business, it has always been important for TT Gaskets to support other family businesses as well. Our CEO Aleksi Arpiainen has been a member of the Board of the Family Business Association (Perheyritysten liitto) and will continue on the Board of the Association.

Alexander Bargum of Algol Oy was elected as the new chairman of the Family Business Association. Bargum is the tenth chairman of the Family Business Association.

– In order to overcome the corona crisis, companies rooted in Finland and committed to it are needed. Family businesses will play a crucial role as employers and responsible guarantors of the well-being of Finns, Bargum says.

Alexander Bargum
The new chairman of the Family Business Association, Alexander Bargum, Algol Oy

What is the Family Business Association?

Family Business Advocacy Organization

In 2020, Tomi Lantto (Katri Antell Oy) and Miia Porkkala (Aho Group Oy) were elected as new members of the Board at the autumn meeting, and la Adlercreutz (Spikesafe Oy), Aleksi Arpiainen (TT Gaskets Oy), Martti Saikku (Antti Ahlström Perilliset Oy), Jenni von Veh (KMT Invest Oy) and Janne Ylinen (Kokkolan Halpa-Halli Oy) were re-elected to the Board.

About 450 companies as members.

Their combined turnover is about 35 billion euros and the companies employ about 180,000 people.

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Photo: Perheyritysten Liitto