Shire and Oriola extend their cooperation in Finland

Shire and Oriola have signed an agreement to extend their cooperation in Finland. Oriola offers Shire pharmaceutical storage and distribution services and a broad range of tailored services both in Finland and Sweden.


Starting on June 1st, 2016, Oriola took over the warehousing and distribution for Shire products in Finland. Shire enables people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives. The company focuses on developing and delivering innovative medicines for patients with rare diseases and other specialty conditions. Shire focuses on providing treatments in Rare Diseases including Hemophilia and Immunology, Neuroscience, Gastrointestinal and Internal Medicine and is developing treatments for symptomatic conditions treated by specialist physicians in other targeted therapeutic areas, such as Ophthalmics.

“This agreement further strengthens the relationship between our two companies and provides a platform for Shire to consolidate its storage and distribution requirements with one strategic partner in Finland”, says Darren Devlin, EU & CEEMEA 3PL Lead, Supply Chain Logistics, Shire.

“Oriola has offered Shire a long term solution and we look forward to benefiting from their knowledge and extensive experience in distributing pharmaceutical products across the Nordic region”, he continues. 

 “We highly appreciate that Shire wants to extend our successful cooperation in Finland. We want to offer Shire our knowledge and help them to serve their customers in the best way. We are looking forward to a long-term and close partnership”, says Annastiina Palmroth-Holst, Business Unit Director, Services Finland and the Baltic countries, Oriola. 

Further information


Annastiina Palmroth-Holst
Business Unit Director, Services Finland and the Baltic countries
tel. +358 10 429 3405


Darren Devlin
EU & CEEMEA 3PL Lead, Supply Chain Logistics
tel. +353 1 429 7728                                                                                                         email

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