Dear Tana Distributors,  

We are pleased to announce following appointments and changes in Tana organization:  

Mr. Olli Heinonen has been appointed as VP Sales & Marketing as of 1st of December 2022. Olli has a strong background on global sales, heavy machinery business and his experience will ensure that Tana continues to thrive under his sales leadership. Olli will have a key role in ensuring that Tana distributors and Tana Oy will reach their ambitious goals and growth in the coming years. Olli will move to this position from Metso Outotec and he will report to CEO, Mr. Kari Liuska. 

At the same time, Mr. Josef Imp will start in a new position as SVP Business Development, Global Accounts. He will report primarily to Mr. Liuska and secondary to Mr. Heinonen. Both Olli Heinonen and Josef Imp will be part of the Tana Management Team. Possible changes in Key Account Management responsibilities will be informed later. 

New Sales & Marketing organization: 


Olli Heinonen, VP Sales & Marketing
Josef Imp, SVP Business Development, Global Accounts
Marc Dreyer, Sales Director
Kari Liuska CEO, Key Account Manager 

Application Management 

Corbinian Gattermann, Application Manager 

Sales Support 

Petra Vuorinen, Sales Support Team Leader
Kati Hakkarainen, Export and Sales Coordinator
Kristian Häkkinen, Export Assistant 


Kirsi Ahonen, Marketing Director
Annika Vartiainen, Marketing Assistant 


Mr. Jani Laurikainen has been appointed as CFO starting on 3rd of October. Jani has a long experience in various demanding finance positions. Previously he worked as CFO in Landis+ Gyr Nordics. Jani will report to CEO, Kari Liuska. 


With these changes we will strengthen our leading position in the waste management industry and secure the support for our distributors even better. 

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Kari Liuska, e-mail:, tel: +358 40 756 0285 

Kari Liuska