TAALERI PLC STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 12 JANUARY 2024 AT 9:00 (EET)
Change in Taaleri’s Executive Management Team
Taaleri has today appointed Ilkka Laurila as the Group’s CFO and a member of the Executive Management Team. He will take up his position on 6 February 2024. Laurila has long experience as a CFO of a listed company and versatile financial expertise. Laurila served as Terveystalo Plc’s CFO and member of the management team from 2015 to 2022, and before that, from 2012 onwards, e.g. as the company’s Head of Treasury and Finance & Head of Procurement. In the past, he has worked as an advisor in e.g. financing and corporate transactions. Most recently, he has worked as a business management consultant and CFO of Plugit Finland Ltd. He also acts as a member of the board in e.g. Musti Group Plc and Nightingale Health Plc. Laurila has a master’s degree in economics from Lappeenranta University and a master’s degree in forestry from Joensuu University.
“I am very pleased that we are getting for Taaleri an experienced CFO like Ilkka, who has strong experience in both the financial management/leadership of a listed company and the financial and M&A markets. I believe that he brings a very strong strategic vision and know-how”, says Peter Ramsay, Taaleri’s CEO.
On 6 October 2023, Taaleri announced the resignation of Minna Smedsten, the then CFO and member of the Executive Management Team. Smedsten stepped down from these positions at the end of December, but she will act as an advisor to the company until 25 January 2024.
For further information, please contact:
CEO Peter Ramsay, tel. +358 50 343 7493, firstname.lastname@example.org
Taaleri in brief
Taaleri is a Nordic investment and asset manager that focuses on businesses with industrial-scale opportunities within bioindustry and renewable energy. We create value by combining extensive know-how, deep expertise, entrepreneurship and capital through both funds under management and direct investments. We have been a signatory of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) since 2010, and we joined the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative in 2021. Taaleri’s vision is to become a leading investment manager operating internationally in bioindustry and renewable energy.
Taaleri has EUR 2.6 bn of assets under management in its private equity funds and co-investments. The company has approximately 120 employees. Taaleri Plc is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.