Board of Directors

Mikael Aro

Chairman of the Board

  • 1965, Finnish citizen
  • eMBA
  • Chairman of the Board of Kojamo since 2019 and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee since 2019

Independent of the Company and its significant shareholders.

Working history:

Mikael Aro has acted as Operating Partner of Triton since 2016. Previously, Mr. Aro has acted as President and CEO of VR Group in 2009-2016 and as SVP, Northern Europe of Carlsberg Breweries AS on 2007-2009.

Mikko Mursula

Member of the Board

  • 1966, Finnish citizen
  • M.Sc. (Economics and Business Administration)
  • Deputy Chairman and member of the Board of Kojamo since 2016, Chairman of the Audit Committee 2016-2018, member of the Audit Committee since 2019

Independent of the Company.

Working history:

Mikko Mursula has acted as Chief Investment Officer in Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company since 2015 and Deputy CEO since 2018. Previously, Mr. Mursula has acted as Chief Executive Officer of FIM Oyj and Head of Asset Management and Securities Broking Business of S-Bank in 2013–2015 and as Managing Director of FIM Asset Management in 2010–2015. Mr. Mursula has also acted at Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company in several management positions in investment function in 2000–2010.

Matti Harjuniemi

Member of the Board

  • 1958, Finnish citizen
  • M.Sc.
  • Member of the Board of Kojamo since 2010 and member of the Audit Committee since 2010

Independent of the Company and its significant shareholders.

Working history:
Matti Harjuniemi has been Chairman of The Finnish Construction Trade Union since 2005.

Minna Metsälä

Member of the Board

  • 1967, Finnish citizen
  • M.Sc. (Economic Sciences)
  • Member of the Board of Kojamo since 2018 and member of the Remuneration Committee since 2018

Independent of the Company and its significant shareholders.

Working history:
Minna Metsälä has acted as Business Director of Tays Heart Hospital since Autumn 2018. Previously, Ms. Metsälä has acted as Chief Executive Officer of Turva Mutual Insurance Company in 2008–2018. In 2000–2008 Ms. Metsälä acted as Group Logistics Manager, Supply Chain Manager and Customer Service Manager at Nokian Tyres plc.

Heli Puura

Member of the Board

  • 1965, Finnish citizen
  • M. (Laws)
  • Member of the Board of Kojamo since 2019 and member of the Audit Committee since 2019

Independent of the Company.

Working history:

Heli Puura has acted as 2nd Vice-President of Industrial Union since 2018. Previously, Puura has acted as Union President of The Industrial Union TEAM in 2015-2017 and as Lawyer and Director of Social Affairs in The Finnish Confederation of Professionals (STTK) in 2005-2015.

Anne Leskelä

Member of the Board

  • 1962, Finnish citizen
  • M.Sc. (Business Administration)
  • Member of the Board of Kojamo since 2018, member of the Audit Committee since 2018 and Chairman of the Audit Committee since 2019

Independent of the Company and its significant shareholders.

Working history:

Anne Leskelä has acted as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance and Control and IR at Nokian Tyres plc in 2006–2018. In 1997–2006 Ms. Leskelä has acted as Treasurer and Manager, Treasury at Nokian Tyres plc. In 1995–1997 Ms. Leskelä acted as Financial analyst at group administration at Oy Kyro Ab. In 1992–1994 Ms. Leskelä has participated in founding Suomen Säästöpankki – SSP Oy and acted as Manager, Domestic Money Market. She was the member of the management team and head of market dealers.

Reima Rytsölä

Member of the Board

  • 1969, Finnish citizen
  • M.Soc.Sc., CEFA, AMP
  • Member of the Board of Kojamo since 2014 and member of the Remuneration Committee since 2015. Rytsölä was a member of the Audit Committee in 2014–2015.

Independent of the Company.

Working history:
Mr Rytsölä has acted as Varma Mutual Insurance Company as the Executive Vice President since 2015 and Chief Investment Officer since 2014. Previously, Mr Rytsölä has acted as a Senior Executive Vice President, Banking with Group-level responsibility for major corporate and institutional customers of Pohjola Bank Plc in 2008–2013 and in other managerial and investment-related positions of Pohjola Bank Plc and its subsidiaries in 1998–2007.

Page updated 19 June 2019