Annual report 2016

Board of Directors

Arto Hiltunen

Chairman
b. 1958, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Member of the Board since 2010
Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

Employment history

  • S Group (1980–2009), most recently as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Previously held several positions in the S Group, including Managing Director of HOK-Elanto, Ässä Partners and Alepa

Board Memberships

  • Chairman of the Board: Veho Group
  • Member of the Board: Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation, Foundation for Economic Education, Metsäliitto Group, Metsä Tissue Corporation, SRV Group, Yliopiston Apteekki

Petri Järvinen

Director, Supply Chain, Logistics and Quality
Coop Sverige
b. 1964, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Member of the Board since 2014
Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

Employment history

  • Coop Sverige (since 2016): Director, Supply Chain, Logistics and Quality
  • Mölnlycke Health Care (2013–2016): Global Supply Chain Planning Director
  • Nokia (2007–2013): Global Supply Chain Development Director roles
  • Unilever (1996–2006): several Director roles in European Supply Chain
  • Unilever Finland (1993–1995): Logistics Manager
  • Kymmene Corporation (1990–1993): Logistics Development Manager

Petri Kokko

Director, Retail
Google Germany GmbH
b. 1966, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Member of the Board since 2014
Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

Employment history

  • Google Germany GmbH (since 2011–): Sales Director
  • Google Inc. (2009–2011): Global HRD Director
  • Google Finland Oy (2006–2009): Country Director, Finland and Sweden
  • Stream Helsinki Oy (2005–2006): Managing Director
  • Nike Finland Oy (2003–2005): Country Director
  • The Finnish Sport Television Oy (Suomen Urheilutelevisio Oy) (2001–2003): Head of Program

Jussi Kuutsa*

Country Director
SRV Group Plc
b. 1964, M.Sc.(Econ.)

Member of the Board since 2011
Member of the Audit Committee

Employment history

  • SRV Group (since 2010), Country Director of Russia
  • Stockmann Group (2000–2010), managerial positions in international operations

*) Jussi Kuutsa gave up on Board Membership on December 31, 2016 and started as a Senior Vice President of Itella Russia and as a member of Posti Group’s Executive Board on January 1, 2017

Kirsi Nuotto

SVP, Human Resources
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
b. 1959, MA

Member of the Board since 2015
Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

Employment history

  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd (since 2016): SVP, Human Resources
  • Outotec Corporation (2013–2016), Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • Cargotec Corporation (2012–2013), Executive Vice President, Human Resources
  • Cargotec (2009–2011), Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Communications
  • Cargotec (2006–2009), Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • GlaxoSmithKline (2001–2006), Human Resources and Communications Director - Finland
  • Datex Ohmeda - Instrumentarium Corporation (1998–2001), Director, Global Education, Datex Ohmeda
  • Datex Ohmeda - Instrumentarium Corporation (1988–1998), Various training positions

Marja Pokela

Senior Financial Specialist, Government Ownership Steering Department
b. 1955, BBA, M.Sc. (Adm.)

Member of the Board since 2014
Member of the Audit Committee

Employment history

  • Prime Minister’s Office, Government Ownership Steering Department (since 2007): Senior Financial Specialist
  • Ministry of Transport and Communications (2006–2007): Senior Administrative Officer
  • Tax Office for Major Corporations (2001–2006): Tax Inspector
  • Hackman Oyj / Designor Oy Ab (1999–2001): Financial Manager
  • Marimekko Oyj (1997–1999): CFO
  • Valtameri Osakeyhtiö (1988–1997): Financial Manager

Board memberships

  • Member of the Board: Tapio Oy

Suvi-Anne Siimes

Managing Director, Finnish Pension Alliance TELA
b. 1963, Licentiate of Political Science, (Econ.)

Member of the Board since 2013
Member of the Audit Committee

Employment history

  • Finnish Pension Alliance TELA (since 2011): Managing Director
  • Pharma Industry Finland (2007–2011): Managing Director
  • Finnish Co-operative for Pharmaceutical Injury Indemnities (2010–2011): Managing Director
  • Several positions in European organizations in the pharmaceutical sector (2007–2011)
  • Member of Parliament (1998–2007)
  • Left Alliance (1998–2006): Chairman

Board memberships

  • Member of the Board: Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation
  • Delegation member: Institutum Romanum Finlandiae Foundation

Arja Talma

Board Professional
b. 1962, M.Sc. (Econ.), eMBA

Member of the Board since 2016
Chairman of the Audit Committee

Employment history

  • Kesko Corporation (2013–2015), Senior Vice President, Store Sites and Investments
  • Rautakesko Ltd (2011–2013), President
  • Kesko Corporation (2005–2011), Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
  • Kesko Corporation (2004–2005), Vice President, Corporate Controller
  • Oy Radiolinja Ab (2001–2003), Executive Vice President

Board memberships

  • Chairman of the Board: Serena Properties AB
  • Member of Board of Directors: Aktia Bank Plc, Metso Corporation and Sponda Plc