Board of Directors

Under the Finnish Companies Act, the Board of Directors is responsible for the administration of the company and the appropriate arrangement of its operations. In addition, the Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that supervision of the Company’s accounting and asset management is appropriately arranged. The duties of the Board of Directors also include deciding on the Company’s strategy, adopting action plans and budgets, and handling and approving the interim report, financial statements and annual report.

Please visit the Insiders page to see the share ownership of the Board of Directors and find Rules of procedure of the Board of Directors here.


Name Born Title Board Member since

Peter Fagernäs

1952

Chairman

2007

Juha Laaksonen 1952 Vice Chairman 2013
Esa Kiiskinen 1963 Member 2014

Pertti Laine

1941

Member of the board

2007

Vesa Puttonen

1966

Member of the board

2013

Hanna Maria Sievinen 1972 Member of the board 2016


Peter Fagernäs, Chairman

Main occupation: Hermitage Ltd, Chairman of the Board
Education: LL.M.

Key work experience:
Pohjola Group Plc, Chairman of the Board 2001–2003
Conventum Ltd/Plc, CEO 1996–1999, Chairman of the Board 1999–2002
Merita Bank Ltd, Member of the Management Board 1995–1996
Prospectus Ltd, CEO 1993–1995
Kansallis-Osake-Pankki, 1977–1993

Other positions of trust:
Oy Hermitage Ab, Chairman of the Board 2003–
Hermitage Ltd, Chairman 2003–
Amanda Capital Plc, Member of the Board 2007–2011
Winpak Plc, Member of the Board 2006–2011
AS Trigon Capital, Member of the Supervisory Board 2004–2016
Fortum Corporation, Chairman of the Board 2004–2009


JUHA LAAKSONEN, VICE CHAIRMAN

Main occupation: Professional Board Member
Education: BA

Key work experience: Fortum Corporation, several management positions (finally Chief Financial Officer)

1979–2012

Other positions of trust:
SATO Plc, Chairman of the Board 2007–
Kemira Plc, Member of the Board 2007–
TGC-10, Member of the Board 2008–2012
Teollisuuden Voima Oyj, Member of the Board 2004–2010

Neste Oil Plc, Member of the Board 2005–2007


ESA KIISKINEN, MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Main occupation: Entrepreneur in K-Citymarket Sello, Espoo
Education: Graduate in Business

Key work experience:
K Group retailer, Saija ja Esa Kiiskinen Oy
K-citymarket Sello, Espoo 1 March 2013–

K-supermarket Kontumarket, Helsinki 1996–2013


Pertti Laine, Member of the Board

Main occupation: Veikko Laine Ltd, Chairman
Education: B.Sc.(Econ.)

Key work experience: Veikko Laine Ltd, CEO 1967–2003.

Other positions of trust:
Trigon Agri A/S, Member of the Board 2010–
Trigon Dalmatian Property AS, Member of the Board 2003–
Veikko Laine Ltd, Member of the Board 2003–
Osaühing Karlskroona, Member of the Board 1998–
Länsiauto Ltd, Member of the Board 1979–
Trigon Gardening AS, Member of the Supervisory Board 2009–2012
AS Trigon Capital, Member of the Supervisory Board 2008–2012
eQ Plc, Member of the Board, 2006–2011
AS Trigon Farming, Member of the Board 2006–2011
United Bankers Ltd, Member of the Board 1986–2011
Trigon Agri A/S, Member of the Supervisory Board 2007–2010


Vesa Puttonen, Member of the Board

Main occupation: Professor of Finance, Aalto University, School of Business
Education: D.Sc.(Econ.)

Key work experience:
Aalto University, School of Business, Professor of Finance 2001–
Conventum Fund Management Ltd, Managing Director 1999–2001
HEX Helsinki Exchanges, Senior Vice President 1998–1999
Helsinki School of Economics, Assistant Professor and Researcher 1993–1998

Other positions of trust:
NASDAQ OMX Nordic Foundation, Member of the Board 2012–
OP-Pohjola Group Research Foundation, Member of the Board 2012–
SM-Liiga Oy, Member of the Board, 2012–
Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion, Member of the Board 2011–
Taaleri Wealth Management Ltd, Chairman of the Board 2010–
Rocla Plc, Member of the Board (Chairman of the Board 2008) 2007–
State Pension Fund, Member of the Investment Committee 2003–
Oras Invest Ltd, Member of the Board 2003–
Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA), Member of the Research Council 2005–2010
Sampo Fund Management Ltd, Member of the Board 2008–2009
Orion Plc, Member of the Board, 2004–2009
Privanet Capital Plc, Member of the Board 2006–2008
Arvo Asset Management Ltd, Chairman of the Board2005–2008
Pension Fund of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland, Member of the Investment Committee 2002–2008
Finnish Innovation Fund (SITRA), Member of the Investment Committee 2004


Hanna maria Sievinen, member of the board

Main occupation: Independent Advisor, since 2014
Education: M.Sc.(Econ.), MA in International Business

Key work experience:
Independent Advisor, since 2014
A number of management positions in Finland, India and Germany, Nokia 2000–2014
Scandinavia Enskilda Banken, 1999–2000
Investment Banking & Corporate Finance, Enskilda Securities, 1997–1999

Other positions of trust:
PrivacyAnt Oy, Member of the board 2017-
Veikkaus Oy, Member of the board 2017-
Suomen Rahapaja Oy, Chairman of the Board 2015-
Suomen Rahapaja Oy, Member of the board 2012-2015
Cinia Group Oy, Member of the board 2015-
FRV Oy, Member of the board 2015-
Koskitukki Oy, Member of the board 2015-
Light Cognitive Oy, Member of the board 2015-