Eläinten terveys ETT ry.

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Animal Health ETT

Animal Health ETT

  • A national and international operating association
  • Established by companies in the food industry and their producers when Finland joined the EU
  • Maintained by Finnish dairies, slaughterhouses and egg-packers
  • Effectively networked nationally and internationally

The mission of the association

The association promotes the health and welfare of farmed animals by coordinating national animal health care and guiding the import of production animals as well as their semen, embryos and feed. These actions help to control the risks of animal diseases and lay a foundation for the safety of Finnish animal-based foodstuffs.

The association’s management

The board of directors of ETT is nominated by the annual meeting of the association.

ETT’s board of directors 2019–2020:


Juha Nousiainen, Valio Ltd


Ann-Charlott Kjerp, Valio Ltd
Ari Mäkelä, Valio Ltd
Sami Kilpeläinen, Arla Ltd
Olli Paakkala, HKScan Finland Ltd
Taneli Tirkkonen, A-Farmers Ltd / Osuuskunta Pohjanmaan Liha
Tomas Gäddnäs, Snellmanin Lihanjalostus Oy
Pekka Wiro, Atria Chick Ltd

Deputy members

Kristiina Sarjokari, Valio Ltd
Anu Autere, Ruhan Meijeri Oy (Arla Group)
Leena Pohjola, HKScan Finland Ltd
Tuomas Herva, A-Farmers Ltd / Osuuskunta Pohjanmaan Liha
Kirsi Partanen, Snellmanin Lihanjalostus Oy
Hanna Hamina, DAVA Foods Finland, Kieku Ltd, Kurjessuon Munapakkaamo