CEO and Management Team

The CEO is in charge of the company's line operations in accordance with the instructions and regulations issued by the Board of Directors. Lauri Ratia is the company's Executive Chairman from 1 April 2019. The Board of Directors appoints the company's CEO and decides on the terms and conditions of his executive post, which are set forth in a written CEO agreement. The Board of Directors also appoints the other members of the Management Team. 

The Group's Management Team has five members. Headed by the CEO, the Management Team is responsible for directing line operations and for preparing strategic and financial plans.

Information on the main job experience of the members of the Management Team are shown under the heading Information on the members of the Management Team. The remuneration of the management is described in the remuneration statement.

Lauri Ratia
b. 1946, Finnish citizen

  • M.Sc.(Eng.), Industrial Counsellor, Executive Chairman
  • Joined Stockmann's and the present position since 2019.

Susanne Ehnbåge
b. 1979, Swedish citizen

  • M.Sc.(Econ.), CEO,
  • Joined Lindex and the present position since 2018

Kai Laitinen
b. 1970, Finnish citizen

  • M.Sc.(Business Administration), CFO
  • Joined Stockmann's and the present position since 2017

Jukka Naulapää
b. 1966, Finnish citizen

  • LL.M., Director, Legal Affairs
  • Joined Stockmann's 1998,
    at the present position since 2006

Tove Westermarck
b. 1968, Finnish citizen

  • M.Sc.(Econ.), Chief Operating Officer, Stockmann Retail
  • Joined Stockmann's 1991,
    at the present position since 2019


Downloadable images of the Management Team members can be found in the Flickr image bank.