Elisa Markula

CEO at Tikkurila

Elisa Markula is the current CEO at Tikkurila. Elisa has also served as the CEO and President at Oriola Corporation from August 2021 to August 2022. Prior to that, they were the President & CEO at Tikkurila Oyj from April 2018 to July 2021.

Markula has also served as the President at European Coffee Federation (ECF) from January 2016 to April 2018. Elisa was also a Board Member at Marketing Finland from January 2014 to December 2019.

From October 2009 to April 2018, Markula served as the Managing Director and Senior Vice President at Paulig - Coffee Division of Paulig Group. Elisa was also the Country Manager at LEGO Group from March 2006 to October 2009.

Markula began their career as a Sales Director at Oy Snellman Ab from April 2003 to February 2006.

Elisa Markula began their educational career in 1991 at the Turku School of Economics, where they studied international marketing. Elisa then went on to earn their Master of Science from Loimaa High School. Finally, they received certification from the Finnish Coach Association as a certified coach.

Some direct reports include Oskari Vidman - Senior Vice President, Sales, Markus Melkko - CFO, and Meri Vainikka - Senior Vice President, Offering.


  • CEO

    Current role

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