Jean Gallen is appointed new Country Manager in Finland

December 17, 2021

Scandi Standard is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean Gallen as new Country Manager in Finland with effect from the end of May 2022 at the latest. He will also be a member of Scandi Standards’ Group Management. Jean is replacing Samuli Eskola, who is leaving the company.

Jean has solid experience from fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and the retail market in the Nordics and Finland. He is currently the CEO of Escamar Seafood Oy, a position he has held for four years, successfully building and implementing the growth strategy for the Finnish market.

Jean Gallen comments on his new assignment:
– I’m very excited about joining Sandi Standard and Naapurin Maalaiskana. The company has a strong reputation among both customers and consumers and I’m looking forward to further develop the company together with the existing highly talented and experienced team.  With a clear ambition to grow on the Finnish market with uncompromising focus on high quality and sustainable production we will continue to deliver value to all our stakeholders.

Otto Drakenberg

Otto Drakenberg, Interim CEO of Scandi Standard, says:
– I am very happy to welcome Jean onboard and I am sure he will contribute significantly to both the Finnish business performance toward profitability and the Scandi Standard leadership team. I also would like to thank Samuli for all his great efforts to develop and improve Naapurin and for his overall contributions to the Scandi Standard group.