Jari Hakola


Jari is the son of Hakola’s founder Eero. Jari is a passionate furniture entrepreneur, for whom making sofas runs in the blood. If you cannot find Jari working in the factory, he is most likely skiing, whatever the season. Jari’s responsibilities include financial management, human resources, billing and running production in Jurva. His work is also counterbalanced by his grandchildren, good food and travel.

+358 50 553 1620

Annaleena Hämäläinen

Creative Director

Annaleena is Jari’s daughter, and a third generation furniture entrepreneur. Annaleena has also grown up into the job; as a child her favourite playground was the factory cotton wool store, and her holidays were spent with her father at furniture fairs. Annaleena is a designer by training, and has studied international design management at Aalto University. She is responsible for the family businesses’ product portfolio, concept, visual image, marketing, and online store from her base in Espoo in southern Finland. Annaleena counterbalances work with jogging and nature walks with her family.

On maternity leave: 1.1.2017 – 30.8.2017

+358 50 599 0999

Anne Kytöharju

Product Manager

Anne graduated as a furniture designer, and she is particularly responsible for R&D projects and materials. Anne is also responsible for logistics, sales, customer service and our e-commerce functionality. She is passionate about DIY projects and nature. Anne is currently based in Jurva in Western Finland, but she’s always ready to hop in the Hakola van and drive down to the capital region when needed.

+358 50 566 9008

Satu-Sofia Isberg

Store Manager

+358 50 3582739

Essi Rämä

Head of E-Commerce

+358 40 7646306

Hannele Tikkala

Sales Secretary

+358 50 3582841