Riina Viitala appointed Senior Advisor at Aalto EE


Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE) appointed Dr. Riina Viitala as Senior Advisor on March 7, 2016. She will focus on strategic partnerships, developing partnership programs and the development and design of high profile customized solutions.

Dr. Riina Viitala has extensive work experience, having served for 15 years in a range of key positions in Valio Ltd where she developed a strong expertise in the areas of innovation and change management. She also has a strong background in both consumer research and product and concept development. Viitala designed and implemented numerous development programs related to the company’s core processes and to leadership and innovation skills. She completed her doctorate at the University of Helsinki, Institute of Biomedicine with a thesis on probiotics.

”Riina Viitala’s versatile professional and academic background will enhance our network of experts extremely well. She will play a pivotal role in Aalto EE’s range of projects seeking global growth”, says Professor Pekka Mattila

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Pekka Mattila, Group Managing Director, Professor of Practice
Aalto University Executive Education Ltd.
Tel. +358 40 738 7221

Aalto University Executive Education

Aalto University Executive Education Ltd offers high-quality leadership development services (Aalto EE), professional development services for specialists and managers (Aalto PRO) and creative solutions covering the whole life cycle of entrepreneurship (Aalto ENT). Aalto University brings to our offering a multidisciplinary approach, together with innovative learning methods; this provides a unique combination of practical expertise with the latest research.

Aalto University Executive Education’s strengths lie in its global operating model and diverse offering. In addition to Finland and Singapore, Aalto University Executive Education offers education programs in China, Indonesia, Iran, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Sweden and Taiwan. As a part of Aalto University, it holds three respected business university accreditations – AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS – which places it among the top 0.4% of institutions in the world.