Board of Directors

Mika Ihamuotila (b. 1964)

Chair of the Board

Term of office: 2024
Ph.D. (Econ.)
Principal occupation: Chair of the Board of Marimekko, 2016–

  • Chairman of the Board and CEO, 2015–2016
  • President and CEO and Vice Chair of the Board of Marimekko, 2008–2015
  • President and CEO of Sampo Bank, 2001–2007
  • President and CEO of Mandatum Bank, 2000–2001
  • Executive Director of Mandatum Bank, 1998–2000
  • Partner of Mandatum & Co, 1994–1998
  • Visiting scholar of Yale University (USA), 1992–1993
  • Member of the Board of Rovio Entertainment, 2013–2020
  • Chairman of the Board of Rovio Entertainment, 2017–2020
  • Member of the Board of Sanoma, 2013–
  • Chairman of the Board of the Mannerheim Foundation, 2017–

Massimiliano Brunazzo (b. 1979)

Member of the Board of Directors

Term of office: 2024
MBA, Berlin School of Economics and Law
Principal occupation: CEO and President, EMEAI, Bottega Veneta

  • General Manager, Concept to Consumer Sports Business Unit of Adidas, 2018–2019
  • General Manager, Business Unit Group Training of Adidas 2016–2018

Carol Chen (b. 1967)

Member of the Board of Directors

Term of office: 2024
Master’s degree in Marketing
Principal occupation: Senior Vice President and General Manager of Crocs, APAC, 2023–

  • Co-CEO of Semir, 2019–2023
  • General Manager of Alibaba’s Tmall Sports Business, 2018–2019
  • Vice President and General Manager (Converse, Asia Pacific), Nike, 2015–2018
  • Vice President and General Manager (Territories and Sales, Greater China), Nike, 2014
  • Vice President (Global sales, Global Basketball / USA), Nike, 2012–2014
  • Category General Manager (Sportswear, Greater China), Nike, 2009–2012
  • Different positions in marketing as well as business and strategic planning, Nike, 1996–2009
  • Marketing Manager of McDonald’s, 1994–1996
  • Account Manager of DDB Needham Worldwide, 1992 –1994

Teemu Kangas-Kärki (b. 1966)

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

Term of office: 2024
M.Sc. (Econ.)

  • Chief Financial Officer of Nokian Tyres, 2018–2023
  • Deputy to CEO and COO of Fiskars, 2017–2018
  • President & CEO (Interim) and COO of Fiskars, 2017–2017
  • Deputy to CEO and COO & CFO of Fiskars, 2014–2017
  • President of Home Business Area and CEO of Iittala Group, Fiskars, 2012–2014
  • Chief Financial Officer of Fiskars, 2008–2012
  • Chief Financial Officer of Alma Media, 2003–2008
  • Vice President, Corporate Controller of Kesko, 2002–2003
  • Corporate Business Controller of Kesko, 2000–2001
  • Finance Director, Finland & part of the Nestlé Nordic, Nestlé, 1998–2000
  • Finance Manager, Finland of Smith & Nephew, 1996–1998
  • Finance management positions, Finland & Germany, Unilever, 1992–1996
  • Member of the Board of Directors and its Audit Committee of Lassila & Tikanoja plc 2016–

Tomoki Takebayashi (b. 1976)

Member of the Board of Directors

Term of office: 2024
MBA, INSEAD
Principal occupation: President, Christian Dior Couture in Japan 2021–

  • CEO of Bottega Veneta Japan & Guam, 2015–2021
  • Executive Vice President, COO of Kate Spade Japan, 2012–2015
  • Engagement Manager of McKinsey & Company, 2008–2012
  • Different positions in auditing and financial management at General Electric Company, 2003–2006
  • Transaction services at PWC, 2000–2003

Marianne Vikkula (b. 1992)

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

Term of office: 2024
B.Sc. (IEM)
Principal occupation: Chief Operating Officer of Wolt, 2023–

 

  • Vice President, New Markets of Wolt, 2019–2023
  • Director of New Markets of Wolt, 2018–2019
  • CEO of Slush, 2016–2017
  • President of Slush, 2015–2016
  • Chief Financial Officer of Slush, 2013–2014