Board of Directors

The company's Board of Directors shall have a minimum of five and a maximum of nine members. They are elected for one year at a time. The term of Board members begins from the Annual General Meeting in which they are elected and ends at the conclusion of the subsequent Annual General Meeting. The Board of Directors were elected at theAnnual General Meeting held on 15 March 2016. At present, the Board of Directors has eight members, none of whom are full-time members. The Board of Directors shall elect from amongst its number a chairman and a vice chairman for one year at a time.

The remuneration of the Board of Directors is described in the remuneration statement.

Chairman
Jukka Hienonen
b. 1961, Finnish citizen

  • M.Sc.(Econ.)
  • Member since 2015
  • Chairman of the Compensation Committee
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders

Kaj-Gustaf Bergh
b. 1955, Finnish citizen

  • LL.M., B.Sc.(Econ.)
  • Managing director, Föreningen Konstsamfundet rf.
  • Member 2007
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Independent of the company

Torborg Chetkovich
b. 1967, Swedish citizen

  • MBA, B.Sc.(Econ.)
  • Member since 2015
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders

Susanne Najafi
b. 1981, Swedish citizen

  • M.Sc.(Econ.)
  • Investor, advisor in e-commerce
  • Member since 2016
  • Non-independent of the company, independent of major shareholders

Vice Chairman
Leena Niemistö
b. 1963, Finnish citizen

  • D.Med.Sc.
  • CEO, Dextra Oy
  • Member since 2016
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders

Per Sjödell
b. 1972, Swedish citizen

  • M.Sc.(Econ.)
  • Professional Board member
  • Member since 2012
  • Non-independent of the company, independent of major shareholders
 

Michael Rosenlew
b. 1959, Finnish citizen

  • M.Sc.(Econ.)
  • Professional Board member
  • Member since 2016
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Independent of the company

Dag Wallgren
b. 1961, Finnish citizen

  • M.Sc.(Econ.)
  • Managing director,
    Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland r.f.
  • Member since 2011
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee
  • Independent of the company
 

Personnel representatives on the Board

At meetings of the Board of Directors, personnel representatives have the right to attend and to speak. They are not members of the Board of Directors.

Minna Hirvonen
b. 1967, Finnish citizen
  • Development Manager, shop steward for the senior salaried employees,
    Group administration
  • Personnel representative elected by Stockmann's senior salaried employees
Rita Löwenhild
b. 1952, Finnish citizen
  • Chief shop steward, Stockmann
  • Personnel representative elected by the Group Council.