CEO and Executive Board

Chief Executive Officer
Sponda’s President is appointed by the company’s Board of Directors. He manages the company’s day-to-day operations in accordance with the instructions and stipulations of the Board of Directors. The President is responsible for ensuring that the company’s accounts comply with legal provisions and that the company has sufficient capital funds for its purposes. The President is assisted by the Group’s Executive Board, of which he is the chairman. Sponda’s President and CEO from 2018 has been Kai Aejmelaeus (b. 1978).
The employment terms of the President are set out in a written contract of employment approved by the Board. The period of notice of the President is six months. Should the company terminate the President’s contract of employment, the President is entitled to compensation equivalent to twelve months salary.
Executive Board
The Group’s Executive Board prepares the company’s annual business strategy and budget and monitors their implementation. The Executive Board also considers investments and divestments of strategic significance to the whole Group, as well as the company’s operational guidelines and reporting. The Executive Board has nine members: the President and CEO, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Operating Officer (COO), Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and the directors of the business areas.
Members of the Executive Board:
Kai Aejmelaeus - Toimitusjohtaja
Kaj Aejmelaeus
President and CEO
Martti Savenius
COO
Anne Dahl
Senior Vice President, Retail Real Estate and Shopping Centres
Mika Heiska
Senior Vice President, Property Development
Ari Käkelä - Chief Legal Officer
Ari Käkelä
Chief Legal Officer
Joonas Mäkipeska
CFO
Timo Pantsari - Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Timo Pantsari
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Joona Reunanen
Senior Vice President, Office Properties
Henrik Stadigh
Senior Vice President, Innovation and Sustainability