Family entrepreneurship

Veekmas Ltd was awarded as the Best Finnish Company of The Year in 2008. Family entrepreneurship has always been Veekmas Ltd’s strength and resource. Entrepreneurship is a way of life for Halttunen family.

Veekmas Oy’s founder and managing director Esa Halttunen passed away at the age of 75 on September 29, 2023. Three owners of the Halttunen family work now in the company. The eldest daughter, Sanna Halttunen, who graduated with a master’s degree in economics, is the deputy managing director and also handles the duties of the managing director. Pirjo Halttunen works as an office secretary and takes care of the running tasks in the office. The son Jarno Halttunen is a car mechanic and supports production as well as tests new machines. The youngest daughter Henna Halttunen-Anttonen is a teacher.

In the picture Halttunen family members who work for the company are receiving the award for the North Carelian Company of The Year in 2006.