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Plastics company executive

Matti Vartia, Finnish plastics company executive. Decorated 1st class Order of Suomen Leijona (Finland). Member Finnish Plastic Manufacturers Association, Finnish Handball Association (chairman since 1990), Rotary.

Background

Vartia, Matti was born on August 5, 1937 in Hameenlinna, Finland. Son of Heikki Ilmari and Elna (Kivilahti) Vartia.

Education

Master of Science in Engineering, Helsinki Institute of Technology, 1961. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1986.

Career

Planning engineer Printal Oy, Helsinki, 1961-1962, technical director, 1972-1977. Factory manager Oy Sako AB, Riihimäki, Finland, 1962-1969. Technical director Bensow Oy-AB, Helsinki, 1970-1972, Oy G.W. Sohlberg AB, Jyväskylä, Finland, 1978-1986, director division Helsinki, 1987-1989.

Managing director Perlos Oy, Nurmijärvi, Finland, 1990-1997. Also board directors. Headmaster Sako Vocational School, Riihmäki, 1966-1969.

Membership

Member Finnish Plastic Manufacturers Association, Finnish Handball Association (chairman since 1990), Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Handball, tennis, literature, genealogy.

Connections

Married Terhi Marjatta Karelahti, April 11, 1939. Children: Matti Juhani, Sari Elina.

father:
Heikki Ilmari Vartia

mother:
Elna (Kivilahti) Vartia

spouse:
Terhi Marjatta Karelahti

children:
Matti Juhani Vartia

Sari Elina Vartia