The Board of Directors 31 December 2015

KAJ-GUSTAF BERGH

Chairman

BSc (Econ.), LL.B., born 1955
Managing Director, Föreningen Konstsamfundet r.f.

Chairman and member of Sponda Plc’s Board of Directors since 2013

Career history:
Föreningen Konstsamfundet r.f., Managing Director 2006–
SEB Asset Management, Director 1998–2001
Ane Gyllenberg Ab, Chief Executive Officer 1986–1998

Main positions of trust:
Stockmann Plc, Chairman of the Board
Oy PALSK Ab, Chairman of the Board
Julius Tallberg Oy Ab, Chairman of the Board
KSF Media Ab, Chairman of the Board
Fiskars Oyj Abp, Board Member (until 12 Mar 2015)
Wärtsilä Oyj Abp, Board Member
JM AB, Board Member
Ramirent Oyj, Board Member

Owns 79,332 Sponda shares

 

ARJA TALMA

Deputy Chairman

MSc (Econ.), eMBA, born 1962

Member of Sponda Plc’s Board of Directors since 2007 and Deputy Chairman since 2014

Career history:
Kesko Corporation, Senior Vice President, Store Sites and Investments, 2013–2015
Rautakesko Ltd, President, 2011–2013
Kesko Corporation, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, 2005–2011
Kesko Corporation, Vice President, Corporate Controller, 2004–2005
Oy Radiolinja Ab, Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration, 2001–2003
KPMG Wideri Oy Ab, APA 1992–2001, Partner, 2000–2001

Main positions of trust:
Aktia Bank Plc, Board Member
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Supervisory Board Member (until 19 Mar 2015)
Norvestia Oyj, Board Member (since 12 Jun 2015)

Owns 23,092 Sponda shares

 

CHRISTIAN ELFVING

Member

MSc (Econ.), MBA (Univ. of Chicago), born 1947
CEO, Sigrid Jusélius Foundation

Member of Sponda Plc’s Board of Directors since 2013

Career history:
Sigrid Jusélius Foundation, CEO, 2007–
Iridium Partners Oy Ab, Chairman of the Board, Senior Partner 1996–2007
Ingeris Oy Ab, Chairman of the Board, Senior Partner 1992–1995
Oy Terrasilvana Ab, Managing Director 1986–1991

Main positions of trust:
Oy PALSK Ab, Board Member
Oy Kelonia Ab, Board Member
Oy Kelonia Placering Ab, Board Member

Owns 9,918 Sponda shares

 

PAUL HARTWALL

Member

MSc (Econ.), born 1981
CEO, Kusinkapital Ab

Member of Sponda Plc’s Board of Directors since 2014

Career history:
Kusinkapital Ab, CEO 2008–

Main positions of trust:
Hartwall Capital Oy Ab, Board Member
Ultivista Oy, Board Member

Owns 6,697 Sponda shares

 

 

 

 

JUHA LAAKSONEN

Member

BSc (Econ.), born 1952

Member of Sponda Plc’s Board of Directors since 2013

Career history:
Fortum Corporation, Executive Vice President and CFO, 2000–2012
Fortum Corporation, Vice President, Mergers  & Acquisitions, 2000
Fortum Oil & Gas Oy, Executive Vice President, Finance & Planning, 1999
Neste Oyj, Chief Financial Officer, 1998

Main positions of trust:
SATO Corporation, Chairman of the Board (until 3 Mar 2015)
Kemira Oyj, Board Member
Taaleritehdas Oyj, Board Member
Caruna Networks Oy, Chairman of the Board
Suomalaisten Taidesäätiöiden yhdistys, Chairman of the Board
FortuminTaidesäätiö, Chairman of the Board
Alfred Kordelin Foundation, Chairman of the Board

Owns 9,918 Sponda shares

 

LEENA LAITINEN

Member

MSc (Econ.), born 1970
CEO, Oy Snellman Ab, 2014–

Member of Sponda Plc’s Board of Directors since 2014

Career history:
Oy Snellman Ab, CEO 2014–
SOK, Executive Vice President Consumer Goods Trade, Helsinki 2009–2013
SOK, Prisma, Chain Director, Helsinki 2007–2009
SOK, Country Manager, Managing Director, Tallinn, Estonia 2006–2007
SOK, Managing Director, Tallinn, Estonia 2004–2006
SOK, Prisma Director, Jyväskylä 2000–2004
SOK, Prisma Director, Iisalmi 1997–2000
SOK, Customer Service Manager, Kuopio 1996–1997

Main positions of trust:
ETL, Board Member
Mehiläinen Oy, Board Member (until 4 Jan 2016)
ETL, Commercial Committee Member
Deputy Member as a representative for ETL at EK delegation

Owns 6,697 Sponda shares

 

RAIMO VALO

Member

LL.M., born 1955
CEO, East Office of Finnish Industries Ltd

Member of Sponda Plc’s Board of Directors since 2011

Career history:
East Office of Finnish Industries Ltd, CEO, 2013–
Septem Partners Oy, Partner, 2010–2013
OAO Swedbank, Russia, Chairman of the Board and CEO, 2008–2010
Glitnir, Russia, Asset Management, Private Banking, CEO, 2007–2008
Svenska Handelsbanken ZAO, Moscow, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO, 2004–2007
Bank Svenska Handelsbanken (Polska) Sp.A., Chairman of the Management Board and CEO, 2000–2005

Main positions of trust:
Nassim Investments Oy, Chairman of the Board
Spinverse Group Oy, Board Member
M-X Sport Oy, Chairman of the Board
Neo Industrial Oyj, Board Member
Septem Partners Oy, Board Member
2Cool Finland Oy, Board Member (since 18 Sep 2015)

Owns 17,405 Sponda shares