Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Harri Suutari

b. 1959, B.Sc.(Engineering)
Chairman of the Board since 2018

Main occupation:
CEO at Componenta Corporation since 2015
Main work experience and key positions of trust:
Harri Suutari has acted  as CEO on various companies, such as PKC Group Ltd in 2008–2012 and 2002–2005 as well as the chairman of the board in 2005–2008, Ponsse Plc in 1994–2000 and Kajaanin Automatiikka Oy in 1984–1996.

Mr. Suutari has acted as the member of the Board of Directors of Pohjois-Karjalan Kirjapaino Oyj and Kauppahuone Laakkonen Oy since 2018, Talgraf Oy and Oy M-Filter Ab since 2009. In addition, Mr. Suutari has previously acted as the member of the Board of Directors of JOT Automation Oy, Alma Media Corporation, Componenta Corporation and Tulikivi Corporation.

 

Member of the Board of Directors

Lauri Antila

b. 1976, M.Sc.(Engineering)
Member of the Board since 2018

Main occupation:
CEO at Head Capital Oy

Main work experience and key positions of trust:
Lauri  Antila has acted as part of Proventia Group's Board of Directors in 2006–2007 and 2010–2015, in 2014–2015 as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and as the CEO of Proventia Group in 2007–2010.  Before this, Mr. Antila was at service of Nokia Corporation.

Mr. Antila has also acted as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mediracer Ltd and Head Automation Ltd since 2011. In addition, he has previously acted as the chairman and as the member of the board of directors of JOT Automation Ltd as well as the member of the board of directors of Bluelec Oy, Ceruus Oy, Flexmill Oy, Ginolis Oy, Head Invest Oy, Restaurant Society House Oy and Springo Oy.

 

Member of the Board of Directors

Raisa Lesonen

b. 1979, BA in Cultural Management
Member of the Board since 2013

Main occupation:
Chief Development Officer at Head Invest Oy since 2018

Main work experience and key positions of trust:
Raisa Lesonen has acted as the Communications Manager of Head Invest Ltd in 2014-2018. Previously she has held various positions in the fields of communications, marketing and event production. Ms. Lesonen has acted as the Chairman of the Eija ja Veikko Lesosen säätiö since 2015 as well as the member of the Board of Directors of Head Invest Ltd since 2009 and Head Instruments Ltd since 2016.

 

Member of the Board of Directors

Tommi Salunen

b.1972, M.Sc.(Economics and Business Administration)
Member of the Board since 2018

Main occupation:
Founder and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aava Advisors Ltd since 2012

Main work experience and key positions of trust:

Mr. Salunen has acted as the head of investment banking at Carnegie Investment Bank AB, Finnish branch in 2008-2012 and as the CEO on Kaupthing Bank Oyj in 2006–2007. Mr Salunen has also held various expert positions within Nordea Group´s investment banking business area in 1998–2006.

Mr. Salunen has acted as the member of the Board of Directors of Havator Group Oy since 2018. In addition, he has previously acted as the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Componenta Corporation and as the member of the Board of Directors as well as the member of the Board of Directors of Staffpoint Holding Oy.

 
 

Member of the Board of Directors

Pekka Sipola

1968, M.Sc.(Economics and Business Administration)
Member of the Board since 2018

Main occupation:
CEO at Head Invest Oy since 2017

Main work experience and key positions of trust:

Pekka Sipola has acted as CFO of Head Invest Ltd in 2011–2017, CEO of Head Balance Oy in 2010–2018, financial manager of Head Invest Group in 2007–2010. He has held various financial and administrative positions within Keskusosuuskunta Oulun Seudun Sähkö and Herman Andersson Oy in 2003–2007, and has acted as the founder of Tilitoimisto Pekka Sipola Ky in 1993–1998.

Mr. Sipola has acted as the Chairman of the Board of Head Balance Oy since 2018 and as board member since 2010, as the chairman of the board of Mediracer Ltd since 2016 and as member of the board since 2014, as chairman of the board of Porituuli Oy since 2017 and of Ravintola Uuden Seurahuoneen Hugo Oy since 2018 as well as the member of the Board of Directors of Head Automation Ltd, Head Corporate Advisor Oy and Head Recycle Systems Oy since 2018 and also of Invertum Oy, Head Ecopolis Oy, Head Industrial Partner Oy and Springo Oy since 2017.