Great to meet you! Our PAIKKA Pack consists of extremely skilled professionals and suberb personas who share the passion for dogs and their wellbeing.
Tea Kainu, CEO
Tea (pronounced Tey-ah) has over 20 years of experience in the fashion industry. She has a far-reaching experience in product development and supply chain management. Tea has a Miniature Poodle Sohvi at home and these two are the hair (and fur) goddesses of PAIKKA.
Bee Backlund, Brand Manager
Bee is a passionate dog sports enthusiast with wide experience in product management. She has a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy, and this combined with her intense special interest in a dog’s anatomy and biomechanics results as premium quality and thought through details of PAIKKA products. Bee has two Border Collies, Hip and Top the pup.
Leena Lehtinen, Marketing Manager
Leena has worked over 15 years in the field of marketing for the biggest retailers of Finland and is always eager to try something new and learn about different tools and innovations of marketing. Her Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Väinö is nine years old, and of course, crazy about tolling things.
Sue Pregartner, CEO The Americas
Sue has a vision for growing consumer goods brands and has been working with European Global brands for 30+ years. She has a passion for sales & marketing and new product ideas. Sue’s raised several Old English Sheepdogs, and is on the lookout now for a new pup.
Brad Aguilar, Head of Customer Experience and Sales Support, The Americas
Brad is responsible for our Best-in-class-service level at PAIKKA, Inc. He is a seasoned logistics specialist with a strong background in eCommerce fulfillment and support. Walter, Brad’s dog, is a rescue and works by Brad’s side daily.