Board of Directors

Mika Ihamuotila (b. 1964)

Chairman of the Board

Term of office: 2017
Ph.D. (Econ.)
Principal occupation: Executive Chairman of the Board of Marimekko Corporation, 2016–
Primary work experience and key positions of trust
  • Chairman of the Board and CEO of Marimekko Corporation, 2015–2016
  • President and CEO of Marimekko Corporation, 2008–2015
  • President and CEO of Sampo Bank plc, 2001–2007
  • President and CEO of Mandatum Bank Plc, 2000–2001
  • Executive Director of Mandatum Bank Plc, 1998–2000
  • Partner of Mandatum & Co Ltd, 1994–1998
  • Visiting scholar of Yale University (USA), 1992–1993
  • Member of the Board of Sanoma Corporation, 2013–
  • Member of the Board of Rovio Entertainment Ltd, 2013–
  • Chairman of the Board of Rovio Entertainment Ltd, 2017–
  • Chairman of the Marshal Mannerheim Heritage Foundation, 2017–

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Elina Björklund (b. 1970)

Vice Chairman of the Board, Chairman of the Audit and Remuneration Committee

Term of office: 2017
M.Sc. (Econ.), IDBM Pro
Principal occupation: CEO of Reima Oy, 2012–
Primary work experience and key positions of trust
  • Partner and Director of BIetBI Advisors (Shanghai, China), 2011–2012
  • Vice President Marketing in Fiskars Corporation’s Home division and Member of Executive Board, 2009–2010
  • Several executive positions and Member of Executive Board in Iittala Group Ltd, 2005–2009
  • Development Manager of Iittala Group Ltd, 2004–2005
  • CEO of Ebit Oy, 2001–2004
  • Deputy Managing Director of Merita Securities Ltd (current Nordea), 1998–1999
  • Chief Equity Analyst of Merita Securities Ltd, 1996–1999
  • Equity Analyst of Kansallis-Osake-Pankki Equity Research, 1994–1995
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of Finnair plc, 2009–2012
  • Member of the Board of the HSE Foundation, 2013–
  • Member of the Board of The Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce, 2016–
  • Member of EVA Supervisory Board, 2016–

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Rebekka Bay (b. 1969)

Member of the Board of Directors

Term of office: 2017
BA (Hons) in Fashion
Principal occupation: Creative Director of Uniqlo Global Innovation Center Inc., 2017–
Primary work experience and key positions of trust
  • Head of Design and Product of Everlane (New York), 2015–2017
  • Creative Director EVP of Gap Global Design, Gap Inc. (New York), 2012–2015
  • Creative Director of Bruuns Bazaar (Copenhagen), 2011–2012
  • Creative Director of COS (London), 2006–2011

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Arthur Engel (b. 1967)

Member of the Board of Directors

Term of office: 2017
Economics degree
Principal occupation: Non-executive board member; independent advisor and investor at Hilaritas AB, 2013–
Primary work experience and key positions of trust
  • CEO of Björn Borg AB, 2008–2013
  • CEO of GANT Company AB, 2001–2007 and COO, 2000–2001
  • CEO and several executive positions in Leo Burnett Advertising Agency, 1994–2000
  • Statoil Svenska AB, 1991–1994
  • Member of the Board of Directors of MQ, 2014–
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Caliroots AB, 2013–
  • Member of the Advisory Board for Economic studies at the University of Stockholm
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rapunzel of Sweden, 2015–
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of OnePiece AS, 2015–
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Five AB, 2016–
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Eton AB, 2016–

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Mikko-Heikki Inkeroinen (b. 1987)

Member of the Board of Directors, member of the Audit and Remuneration Committee

Term of office: 2017
M.Soc.Sc.
Principal occupation: Head of Digital Commerce of Expert AS, 2015–
Primary work experience and key positions of trust
  • Marketing & E-commerce manager, member of company steering group of Expert ASA Oy, 2010–2015
  • Member of the Board of Suomen Kierrätysyhteisö Oy, 2014–2015
  • Member of the Board of Finnish Conscript Union, 2008–2009
  • Member of the Board of the Union of Finnish Upper Secondary School Students, 2006–2007

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Helle Priess (b. 1976)

Member of the Board of Directors

Term of office: 2017
BA (Chinese studies)
Principal occupation: Owner & CEO of Priess Ltd., 2009–
Primary work experience and key positions of trust
  • CEO of BTX Far East Asia / BTX China, 2005–2008
  • CEO of Emborg Foods China, 2002–2005
  • Retail Business Development Manager of Bestseller Fashion Group (Beijing), 1998–2001
  • Member of the Board of Universal Robots (Singapore) Pte, Ltd., 2015–2017
  • Member of the Board of Universal Robots (Shanghai) Ltd., 2013–2017
  • Advisory Board Member of Björn Borg (China) Limited, 2012–2014

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Catharina Stackelberg-Hammarén (b. 1970)

Member of the Board of Directors, member of the Audit and Remuneration Committee

Term of office: 2017
M.Sc. (Econ.), Hanken School of Economics
Principal occupation: Founder and Managing Director of Marketing Clinic, 2004–
Primary work experience and key positions of trust
  • Managing Director of Coca-Cola Finland, 2003–2004 & 2000–2002
  • Managing Director of Coca-Cola AB, 2002–2003
  • Marketing Director of Coca-Cola Nordic & Baltic Division (Copenhagen, Denmark), 2000
  • Consumer Marketing Manager of Coca-Cola Finland, 1996–2000
  • Marketing Manager of Sentra plc, 1994–1996
  • Member of the Board of Aktia Bank p.l.c., 2012–
  • Member of the Board of Stiftelsen Svenska Handelshögskolan, 2011–
  • Member of the Board of Alma Media Corporation, 2009–
  • Member of the Board of Scan Securities Ab 1996–
  • Member of the Board of Cision AB, 2013–2014
  • Member of the Board of Jokerit Hockey Club Oy, 2013–2014
  • Member of the Board of EQ Plc, 2011–2012
  • Member of the Board of Tradedoubler Ltd, 2006–2007
  • Member of the Board of Mint of Finland Ltd, 2004–2011

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