Restamax Plc is a Finnish restaurant business group established in 1996. It operates over 130 restaurants, cafés, pubs and nightclubs throughout Finland. Restamax Plc employs about 2,250 people depending on the season. The turnover for 2017 was MEUR 185.9 and EBITDA MEUR 22.4. Restamax also offers labour hire services through subsidiary Smile Henkilöstöpalvelut Oy. Every month, about 9,000 people are employed in the company’s service.

The company’s goal is to reach a turnover of MEUR 400 by the end of 2020. We seek profitable growth in Finland’s biggest cities, growth centres and shopping centres – both organically and through the purchase of existing businesses. Our long term goal is to expand our restaurant business abroad. Restamax is the first public company in the restaurant field in Finland.

More information is available on our Company site:

The executive team:

Aku Vikström, CEO, Chairman of the Executive Team
Jarno Suominen, CFO
Joonas Mäkilä, CCO
Perttu Pesonen, Development Director
Anne Kokkonen, HR Director
Tero Kaikkonen, CBO, Fast Casual
Benjamin Gripenberg, CBO, Food restaurants, Helsinki metropolitan area
Tanja Virtanen, CBO, Food restaurants, rest of Finland
Eemeli Nurminen, CBO, Nightclubs and Pubs&Entertainment, Helsinki metropolitan area
Paul Meli, CBO, Nightclubs and Pubs&Entertainment, rest of Finland
Elina Yrjänheikki, CBO, Events