Päivi Paltola from Marimekko joining HEI Schools as strategic advisor
Working together to increase global awarenessof Finnish education and Nordic design.
Previously holding a CMO position in the management group with Finnish design company Marimekko as well as other VP level positions with iconic Finnish design and lifestyle companies such as Fiskars and Lumene Group, Päivi Paltola brings vast experience growing and building high quality brands internationally.
Says Milla Kokko, CEO at HEI Schools, “Päivi Paltola´s role as strategic advisor is very valuable for us at HEI Schools where we are modeling Finnish methods of education together with the Nordic heritage of high quality design for all. Her extensive background with major Scandinavian brands coupled with her expertise in business strategy is paramount to our mission of delivering scalable, high quality early childhood education”.
HEI Schools continues to focus on expansion with a concentration on Asia and the USA, cultivated markets for Päivi. “I am thrilled to join HEI Schools, they are really doing something unique within the landscape of education worldwide. Promoting the growth of Nordic culture is important to me on both a personal and professional level and this new role truly supports both”, says Päivi Paltola.
Paltola will start the position as of January 2019.