About Oras Group

Oras Group is a significant European provider of sanitary fittings: the market leader in the Nordics and a leading company in Continental Europe. The company’s mission is to create the smartest water experiences for everyone and its vision is to become the Perfect Flow Company. The Group has two strong brands, Oras and Hansa. Oras Group is owned by Oras Invest, a family company, and an industrial owner.

The domicile of Oras Ltd, the parent company of the Group, is located in Rauma, Finland, and the Group has three manufacturing sites: Kralovice (Czech Republic), Olesno (Poland) and Rauma (Finland). The Group operates with its own staff in 20 markets. Oras Group's net sales were 226 million euros in 2020 and at the end of the period the company employed 1300 people.




Our core values are the basis for everything we do,
now and in the future


We have an open-minded approach to new things


We encourage fairness in decisions and in behavior


Achievement by doing the right things


Trust for each other, honesty

Our mission is to create

The Smartest
Water Experiences
For Everyone

The Smartest

builds on our traditional strengths in technology, know-how and innovation.

Water Experiences

refers to our ability to deliver value beyond faucets, components, technologies, interiors and design.

For Everyone

refers to our commitment to enable the most sustainable ways to consume water for the benefit of us all – in private and public spaces.

Our vision is to be

The Perfect
Flow Company

Perfect Flow

not only refers to the perfect flow of water in all spaces and interfaces, but also to

  • perfected logistics and supply chain
  • optimized use of user data
  • optimal user and installer convenience

As a place to work and as a company, we keep working towards a perfect flow in everything we do.

Our Management Team

Kari Lehtinen

Kari Lehtinen

CEO                                                                                      M.Sc. (Tech.), Dipl.-Ing.
Joined Oras Group 2018

Olli-Pekka Vanhanen

Olli-Pekka Vanhanen

M. Sc. Econ.
Joined Oras Group 2019


Christoph Gasser

exec. MBA, LL.M.
Joined Oras Group 2021

Outi - Copy-1

Outi Sortino

M. SC. Agriculture and Forestry
Joined Oras Group 2021

Kimmo Kuvaja

Kimmo Kuvaja

VP, Quality
B.Sc. (Engineering)
Joined Oras Group 2019

Thomas Hanche-Olsen

Thomas Hanche-Olsen

Joined Oras Group 2011

Johan Åkerholm

Johan Åkerholm

Lic. Sc. (Tech.)
Joined Oras Group 2020

Janne Rautavuori

Janne Rautavuori

Joined Oras Group 1988

Our Board of Directors

Markus Lengauer

Chairman of the Board

Annika Paasikivi

Deputy Chairman of the Board

Pirjo Väliaho

Maciej Gwozdz

Petri Kokko

Markus Melkko

Eerik Paasikivi

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