SSP, a leading provider of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, announced the appointment of Elena Heiska as Managing Director for SSP Finland. She will join the business early May, reporting into Jeremy Fennell, CEO of Nordics and Continental Europe.
Elena has 20 years of professional experience in the hospitality industry, most recently as Commercial Director with Nordic Hotels & Resorts where she led the Kamp Collection Hotels. Since 2019 she has played a key role in the strategic integration of Kamp Hotels into the Nordic Choice Hospitality Group, and for 10 years she led the commercial strategy to grow sales and market share organically and through acquisition. Earlier in her career, Elena has enjoyed success with Hilton Hotels and IHG.
Jeremy Fennell stated, “Elena’s industry experience will be great assets for SSP, and I’m confident that her passion for people and customers will deliver great value, support and innovation to our colleagues, customers and partners as we head into the future.”
Elena Heiska added, “I am delighted to be joining SSP as we rebound from Covid and re-build into a stronger business across Finland and the Baltics over the coming years. It is part of human nature to explore and seek out new experiences and that is why I believe that travel and hospitality has a bright future ahead of it. And we will be an integral part of that future”.