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 23 March 2022. At present, the Board of Directors has seven 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.

Chair
Roland Neuwald
b. 1964, German citizen

  • Independent Consultant
  • Member since 2021
  • Chair of the Personnel and Compensation Committee
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders

Vice Chair
Stefan Björkman
b. 1963, Finnish citizen

  • M.Sc.(Tech.)
  • Managing Director, Föreningen Konstsamfundet rf.
  • Member since 2019
  • Member of the the Audit Committee
  • Independent of the company

Timo Karppinen
b. 1964, Finnish citizen

  • M.Soc.Sc.
  • CFO, Posti Group Oyj
  • Member since 2022
  • Chair of the Audit Committee
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders

Anne Kuittinen
b. 1990, Finnish citizen

  • B.Sc.(Econ.)
  • Global Head of eCommerce, Mammut Sports Group AG
  • Member since 2021
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders

Sari Pohjonen
b. 1966, Finnish citizen

  • M.Sc. (Econ.)
  • Professional Board Member
  • Member since 2022
  • Member of the Personnel and Compensation Committee and the Audit Committee
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders

Tracy Stone
b. 1962, British citizen

  • CEO, Polly King & Co
  • Member since 2018
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders
 
 

Harriet Williams
b. 1980, British citizen

  • M.Sc. (Nat.)
  • VP, Global Ecommerce, LEGO Group
  • Member since 2021
  • Member of the Personnel and Compensation Committee
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders
   

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.

Petri Leskelä
b. 1970, Finnish citizen
  • Chief shop steward, Stockmann
  • Personnel representative elected by the Group Council.
Kimmo Myllymäki
b. 1978, Finnish citizen
  • Sales Manager
  • Personnel representative elected by Stockmann’s senior salaried
    employees