In accordance with the Articles of Association, the Board of Directors shall consist of a minimum of five and a maximum of ten members. The terms of office of all members will run from their election to the end of the following Annual General Meeting. The Board is responsible for electing a Chairman and a Deputy Chairman from amongst its members.

Members of the Board are:

Paul Ehrnrooth, Chairman of the Board, Member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee, Member of the Nomination Committee // Jyri Luomakoski, Vice Chairman, Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Nomination Committee // Albert Ehrnrooth, Member of the Audit Committee // Louise Fromond, Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Nomination Committee // Inka Mero, Member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee // Fabian Månsson, Member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee // Peter Sjölander, Member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee // Ritva Sotamaa, Member of the Audit Committee

Main duties of the Board

Board committees

Paul Ehrnrooth

b. 1965, M.Sc. (Econ.), Finnish

  • Chairman since 2014, elected to the Board in 2000
    Chairman of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and the Nomination Committee
  • Independent of the Company and dependent on significant shareholders

Primary working experience:

  • Managing Director & Chairman, Turret Oy Ab 2005–
  • Savox Oy, President and CEO, 1999–2007
  • Several management positions in Wärtsilä Corporation 1994–1999
  • Several management positions in Kone Corporation 1993–1994

Other positions of trust:

  • Chairman of the Board: Savox Group 2004–
  • Member of the Board:
    • Digitalist Group Oyj (Ixonos Oyj until 23.5.2017) 2010–
    • Wärtsilä Corporation 2010–2015

Jyri Luomakoski

b. 1967, MBA, Finnish

  • Vice Chairman since 2018, elected to the Board in 2016
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee since 2016; Member of the Nomination Committee
  • Independent of the Company and significant shareholders

Primary working experience:

  • Uponor Corporation
    • President and CEO 2008–2021
    • Deputy CEO 2002–2008
    • CFO, member of Executive Committee 1999–2008
  • Asko Oyj and Oy Uponor Ab, CFO 1999–1999
  • Various positions at Oy Uponor Ab, Oy Lars Krogius Ab and Datatrans

Other positions of trust:

  • Member of the board:
    • Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company 2015–
    • EHI, European Heating Industries 2014–2018
    • The European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association 2009–2021
    • Procurator-Holding Oy 2006–2016

Albert Ehrnrooth

b. 1976, M.Sc. (Econ.), Finnish

  • Elected to the Board in 2018
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Independent of the Company and dependent on significant shareholders

Primary working experience:

  • CEO of Vessilä Oy Ab 2010–

Other positions of trust:

  • Chairman of the Board: Virala Oy Ab 2015– (member since 2005–)

Louise Fromond

b. 1979, LL.M., Finnish

  • Elected to the Board in 2010
  • Member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee
  • Independent of the Company and dependent on significant shareholders

Primary working experience:

  • University of Helsinki, researcher 2004–2008

Other positions of trust:

  • Chairman of the Board: Oy Holdix Ab 2010–, Fromille Oy Ab 2018–

Inka Mero

b. 1976, M.Sc. (Econ.), Finnish

  • Elected to the Board in 2015
  • Member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  • Independent of the Company and significant shareholders

Primary working experience:

  • Voima Ventures VC Fund, Managing Partner and Founder 2019-
  • Pivot5 Oy (Industryhack Oy), Partner & Chairwoman 2016-2019
  • KoppiCatch Oy, Co-founder and Chairwoman 2008–
  • Playforia Oy, CEO 2006–2008
  • Nokia Corporation, Director 2005–2006
  • Digia Plc, VP Sales and Marketing 2001–2005
  • Sonera Corporation, Investment Manager 1996–2001

Other positions of trust:

  • Chairman of the Board:
    • Voima Ventures Oy 2019–
    • KoppiCatch Oy 2017–
  • Member of the Board:
    • ElFys Oy 2020–
    • Dispelix Oy 2019–
    • Infinited Fiber Company 2019–
    • Tacto Tek Oy 2019–
    • Klevu Oy 2018–
    • Nokian Tyres Plc 2014–

Fabian Månsson

b. 1964, M.Sc. (Econ.), Swedish

  • Elected to the Board in 2015
  • Member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  • Independent of the Company and significant shareholders

Primary working experience:

  • Business Advisor 2008– (for example to McKinsey & Co, Karen Millen, Gina Tricot, Hugo Boss)
  • Eddie Bauer President & CEO 2002–2007
  • Spray Ventures AB, Executive Vice President 2000–2001
  • H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB 1991-200 (CEO 1998–2000)

Other positions of trust:

  • Chairman of the Board:
    • Care of Carl AB 2019–
    • Chino BidCo ApS (NN07) 2019–
    • Björn Borg Sport 2011–2014
  • Member of the Board:
    • Swedish Fashion Association 2020–
    • My Driving Academy Sweden AB 2019–
    • Gina Tricot 2014–
    • Nordic Fashion Holdings AB 2014–
    • Nordic Fashion Group AB 2014–
    • Karen Millen 2010–2014
    • Aurora Fashion (Oasis, Warehouse, Coast) 2010–2014
    • Björn Borg AB 2009–2014
    • Hemköp and Willys 2002
  • Deputy Member of the Board: Föreningen Storasyster 2020–

Peter Sjölander

b. 1959, M.Sc. (Econ.), Swedish

  • Elected to the Board in 2015
  • Member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  • Independent of the Company and significant shareholders

Primary working experience:

  • Altor Equity Partners, Senior In-House Advisor 2015–
  • EQT, Industrial Advisor 2013–
  • F&S Ltd London, Senior Advisor 2017–2019
  • SATS AS Strategic Advisor 2015-2017
  • Helly Hansen Group, CEO 2007–2015
  • Electrolux, Senior Vice President, Product, Brand and Licensing, Global & Europe 2005–2007
  • Stadium AB, Strategic Advisor 2004– 2007
  • Nike, Global & European Leadership Team Member 1998-2004

Other positions of trust:

  • Chairman of the Board:
    • Eton Shirts AB 2018– (Board member since  2016)
    • Revolution Race AB 2017–
    • Grundens AB 2015–
    • Swims AS 2014–2016, (Board Member since 2012–)
  • Member of the Board:
    • Dometic Group AB (publ.) 2017–
    • Run & Relax Scandinavia AS 2015–
    • F&S Ltd 2017–2019
    • FitFlop Inc. 2014–2019
    • SATS/HFN AS 2015–2018
    • Stokke AS 2011–2014
    • BTX AS 2011–2013
    • OBH NORDICA AB 2008–2011
    • Helly Hansen AS 2007–2016
    • Stadium AB 2004–2007

Ritva Sotamaa

b. 1963, LL.M, Finnish

  • Elected to the Board in 2015
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Independent of the Company and significant shareholders

Primary working experience:

  • Unilever PLC, Chief Legal Officer 2013–
  • Siemens Healthcare, Siemens AG, General Counsel 2009–2013
  • GE Healthcare, General Electric Company, several General Counsel positions 2003–2009
  • Instrumentarium Corporation, General Counsel 1998–2003
  • Sisu/Partek Corporation, Legal Counsel 1996–1998
  • Instrumentarium Corporation, Legal Counsel 1989–1996